National Capital, Papua New Guinea Climate

Weather: 31.99°C/89.58°F, Wind SW at 7.72 km/h, 66% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Papua New Guinea
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National Capital Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 36.07 meters (118.34 feet) above sea level, National Capital has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The city’s yearly temperature is 27.4ºC (81.32ºF) and it is 4.37% higher than Papua New Guinea’s averages. National Capital typically receives about 237.48 millimeters (9.35 inches) of precipitation and has 247.55 rainy days (67.82% of the time) annually.

CountryPapua New Guinea
Longitude147.2141209
Latitude-9.4377025
Attitude/Elevation36.07m (118.34ft)
Local timeTuesday 06:26
Annual high temperature29.54ºC (85.17ºF)
Annual low temperature24.19ºC (75.54ºF)
Average annual precip.237.48mm (9.35in)
Warmest monthDecember (30.73ºC / 87.31ºF)
Coldest MonthAugust (22.69ºC / 72.84ºF)
Wettest MonthMarch (370.62mm / 14.59in)
Driest MonthJuly (85.8mm / 3.38in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)247.55 days (67.82%)
Days with no rain117.44999999999999 days (32.18%)
Humidity77.36%

Climate National Capital: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)34.0(93.2)33.0(91.4)34.0(93.2)32.0(89.6)32.0(89.6)31.0(87.8)32.0(89.6)32.0(89.6)33.0(91.4)33.0(91.4)34.0(93.2)33.0(91.4)34.0(93.2)
Average high °C (°F)30.46(86.83)30.29(86.52)30.08(86.14)29.71(85.48)29.65(85.37)28.83(83.89)28.3(82.94)28.19(82.74)28.71(83.68)29.35(84.83)30.2(86.36)30.73(87.31)29.54(85.17)
Daily mean °C (°F)28.33(82.99)28.13(82.63)27.97(82.35)27.71(81.88)27.59(81.66)26.78(80.2)26.06(78.91)25.92(78.66)26.51(79.72)27.22(81.0)28.08(82.54)28.54(83.37)27.4(81.32)
Average low °C (°F)25.02(77.04)24.88(76.78)24.94(76.89)24.75(76.55)24.68(76.42)23.94(75.09)23.14(73.65)22.69(72.84)23.22(73.8)23.75(74.75)24.41(75.94)24.86(76.75)24.19(75.54)
Record low °C (°F)19.0(66.2)17.0(62.6)23.0(73.4)21.0(69.8)21.0(69.8)20.0(68.0)20.0(68.0)17.0(62.6)19.0(66.2)20.0(68.0)21.0(69.8)22.0(71.6)17.0(62.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches)309.27(12.18)286.48(11.28)370.62(14.59)296.45(11.67)259.54(10.22)162.42(6.39)85.8(3.38)144.44(5.69)210.0(8.27)252.74(9.95)220.15(8.67)251.83(9.91)237.48(9.35)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)24.6421.4526.024.3622.017.6412.8216.0920.0921.018.6422.8220.63
Average relative humidity (%)73.0172.976.2978.9579.7380.2378.4379.278.8878.6776.9675.0177.36
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.2910.6410.5310.98.949.2810.8110.7311.112.2112.4512.4810.95

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of National Capital in recent years.

National Capital

National Capital Temperature by Month

December
28.54°C | 83.37°F
January
28.33°C | 82.99°F
February
28.13°C | 82.63°F
November
28.08°C | 82.54°F
March
27.97°C | 82.35°F
April
27.71°C | 81.88°F
May
27.59°C | 81.66°F
October
27.22°C | 81.0°F
June
26.78°C | 80.2°F
September
26.51°C | 79.72°F
July
26.06°C | 78.91°F
August
25.92°C | 78.66°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature29.0°C (84.2°F)27.52°C (81.54°F)24.0°C (75.2°F)
Avg Temperature27.0°C (80.6°F)25.65°C (78.17°F)23.0°C (73.4°F)
Min Temperature24.0°C (75.2°F)22.9°C (73.22°F)21.0°C (69.8°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point23.0°C (73.4°F)21.45°C (70.61°F)18.0°C (64.4°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation54.1mm | 2.13in5.8mm | 0.23in0.0mm | 0in179.9mm | 7.08in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind26.0kmh | 16.16mph14.61kmh | 9.08mph6.0kmh | 3.73mph
Gust Wind37.0kmh | 22.99mph21.74kmh | 13.51mph9.0kmh | 5.59mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure54.1mb5.8mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
August° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2020-08-0124 | 75.218 | 64.47222 | 13.6729.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2020-08-0225 | 77.019 | 66.27218 | 11.1829.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2020-08-0325 | 77.021 | 69.88118 | 11.1829.85 | 10111.4 | 0.06
2020-08-0426 | 78.822 | 71.68617 | 10.5629.83 | 10105.0 | 0.2
2020-08-0526 | 78.822 | 71.68417 | 10.5629.83 | 10103.2 | 0.13
2020-08-0626 | 78.823 | 73.48510 | 6.2129.8 | 10091.2 | 0.05
2020-08-0726 | 78.823 | 73.4867 | 4.3529.83 | 10106.8 | 0.27
2020-08-0826 | 78.823 | 73.4877 | 4.3529.85 | 101112.0 | 0.47
2020-08-0926 | 78.823 | 73.4886 | 3.7329.88 | 101210.3 | 0.41
2020-08-1027 | 80.623 | 73.4846 | 3.7329.88 | 10124.0 | 0.16
2020-08-1126 | 78.823 | 73.48812 | 7.4629.91 | 101312.2 | 0.48
2020-08-1226 | 78.823 | 73.49011 | 6.8429.91 | 101354.1 | 2.13
2020-08-1326 | 78.823 | 73.48914 | 8.729.88 | 101217.0 | 0.67
2020-08-1426 | 78.822 | 71.68417 | 10.5629.83 | 10102.3 | 0.09
2020-08-1525 | 77.022 | 71.68416 | 9.9429.85 | 10111.2 | 0.05
2020-08-1625 | 77.021 | 69.88216 | 9.9429.88 | 10122.7 | 0.11
2020-08-1725 | 77.019 | 66.27418 | 11.1829.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2020-08-1825 | 77.019 | 66.27717 | 10.5629.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-08-1925 | 77.019 | 66.27612 | 7.4629.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2020-08-2025 | 77.021 | 69.88110 | 6.2129.88 | 10120.6 | 0.02
2020-08-2125 | 77.021 | 69.88311 | 6.8429.94 | 10140.2 | 0.01
2020-08-2226 | 78.822 | 71.68514 | 8.729.94 | 10147.9 | 0.31
2020-08-2326 | 78.821 | 69.88019 | 11.8129.91 | 10131.3 | 0.05
2020-08-2425 | 77.019 | 66.27421 | 13.0529.94 | 10140.0 | 0.0
2020-08-2523 | 73.421 | 69.89110 | 6.2129.94 | 101418.7 | 0.74
2020-08-2626 | 78.822 | 71.68417 | 10.5629.91 | 10133.3 | 0.13
2020-08-2726 | 78.822 | 71.68623 | 14.2929.85 | 10115.8 | 0.23
2020-08-2826 | 78.822 | 71.68326 | 16.1629.83 | 10104.7 | 0.19
2020-08-2927 | 80.622 | 71.68316 | 9.9429.8 | 10091.8 | 0.07
2020-08-3027 | 80.622 | 71.6799 | 5.5929.8 | 10090.1 | 0.0
2020-08-3127 | 80.622 | 71.68016 | 9.9429.83 | 10102.1 | 0.08

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