Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea Climate

Weather: 15.19°C/59.34°F, Wind SW at 1.57 km/h, 97% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Papua New Guinea
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Southern Highlands Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1341.65 meters (4401.74 feet) above sea level, Southern Highlands has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The city’s yearly temperature is 17.03ºC (62.65ºF) and it is -6.0% lower than Papua New Guinea’s averages. Southern Highlands typically receives about 713.39 millimeters (28.09 inches) of precipitation and has 359.72 rainy days (98.55% of the time) annually.

CountryPapua New Guinea
Longitude143.5635637
Latitude-6.4179083
Attitude/Elevation1341.65m (4401.74ft)
Local timeMonday 16:17
Annual high temperature20.31ºC (68.56ºF)
Annual low temperature12.05ºC (53.69ºF)
Average annual precip.713.39mm (28.09in)
Warmest monthMay (20.8ºC / 69.44ºF)
Coldest MonthNovember (11.57ºC / 52.83ºF)
Wettest MonthOctober (879.87mm / 34.64in)
Driest MonthJuly (416.09mm / 16.38in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)359.72 days (98.55%)
Days with no rain5.279999999999973 days (1.45%)
Humidity92.35%

Climate Southern Highlands: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)27.0(80.6)25.0(77.0)24.0(75.2)25.0(77.0)26.0(78.8)25.0(77.0)24.0(75.2)25.0(77.0)26.0(78.8)25.0(77.0)26.0(78.8)26.0(78.8)27.0(80.6)
Average high °C (°F)20.25(68.45)20.51(68.92)20.3(68.54)20.63(69.13)20.8(69.44)20.07(68.13)19.5(67.1)19.75(67.55)20.2(68.36)20.53(68.95)20.68(69.22)20.45(68.81)20.31(68.56)
Daily mean °C (°F)16.77(62.19)16.94(62.49)17.07(62.73)17.46(63.43)17.62(63.72)17.11(62.8)16.52(61.74)16.62(61.92)17.0(62.6)17.11(62.8)17.14(62.85)17.04(62.67)17.03(62.65)
Average low °C (°F)11.6(52.88)11.72(53.1)12.13(53.83)12.55(54.59)12.52(54.54)12.61(54.7)11.96(53.53)11.93(53.47)12.34(54.21)11.85(53.33)11.57(52.83)11.81(53.26)12.05(53.69)
Record low °C (°F)7.0(44.6)8.0(46.4)7.0(44.6)8.0(46.4)8.0(46.4)8.0(46.4)7.0(44.6)6.0(42.8)6.0(42.8)4.0(39.2)6.0(42.8)5.0(41.0)4.0(39.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)750.66(29.55)707.45(27.85)829.95(32.68)823.16(32.41)722.61(28.45)521.97(20.55)416.09(16.38)506.55(19.94)697.17(27.45)879.87(34.64)862.63(33.96)842.61(33.17)713.39(28.09)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)30.9128.1831.030.030.6429.7330.2730.029.0930.2729.1830.4529.98
Average relative humidity (%)91.2991.3492.5893.1292.7293.1992.9492.4592.6492.0891.8991.9292.35
Mean monthly sunshine hours9.589.649.359.089.188.968.78.868.889.5111.269.329.36

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Southern Highlands in recent years.

Southern Highlands

Southern Highlands Temperature by Month

May
17.62°C | 63.72°F
April
17.46°C | 63.43°F
November
17.14°C | 62.85°F
June
17.11°C | 62.8°F
October
17.11°C | 62.8°F
March
17.07°C | 62.73°F
December
17.04°C | 62.67°F
September
17.0°C | 62.6°F
February
16.94°C | 62.49°F
January
16.77°C | 62.19°F
August
16.62°C | 61.92°F
July
16.52°C | 61.74°F

Historical Data

Summary
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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature24.0°C (75.2°F)20.2°C (68.36°F)17.0°C (62.6°F)
Avg Temperature19.0°C (66.2°F)17.13°C (62.83°F)15.0°C (59.0°F)
Min Temperature15.0°C (59.0°F)12.37°C (54.27°F)9.0°C (48.2°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point16.0°C (60.8°F)14.6°C (58.28°F)12.0°C (53.6°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation75.1mm | 2.96in30.53mm | 1.2in8.5mm | 0.33in915.8mm | 36.06in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind5.0kmh | 3.11mph3.23kmh | 2.01mph2.0kmh | 1.24mph
Gust Wind9.0kmh | 5.59mph5.27kmh | 3.27mph3.0kmh | 1.86mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure75.1mb30.53mb8.5mb
Southern Highlands

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
September° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2020-09-0117 | 62.613 | 55.4894 | 2.4929.85 | 101112.3 | 0.48
2020-09-0217 | 62.614 | 57.2933 | 1.8629.88 | 101225.0 | 0.98
2020-09-0317 | 62.614 | 57.2943 | 1.8629.91 | 101344.2 | 1.74
2020-09-0417 | 62.614 | 57.2924 | 2.4929.88 | 101241.0 | 1.61
2020-09-0517 | 62.615 | 59.0953 | 1.8629.83 | 101031.8 | 1.25
2020-09-0617 | 62.614 | 57.2933 | 1.8629.85 | 101143.7 | 1.72
2020-09-0717 | 62.614 | 57.2933 | 1.8629.88 | 101230.7 | 1.21
2020-09-0817 | 62.613 | 55.4855 | 3.1129.91 | 101314.9 | 0.59
2020-09-0917 | 62.615 | 59.0943 | 1.8629.88 | 101218.6 | 0.73
2020-09-1016 | 60.815 | 59.0972 | 1.2429.85 | 101123.0 | 0.91
2020-09-1117 | 62.615 | 59.0953 | 1.8629.88 | 101220.8 | 0.82
2020-09-1217 | 62.615 | 59.0963 | 1.8629.91 | 101324.4 | 0.96
2020-09-1317 | 62.616 | 60.8962 | 1.2429.91 | 101316.3 | 0.64
2020-09-1417 | 62.615 | 59.0942 | 1.2429.88 | 101211.8 | 0.46
2020-09-1517 | 62.615 | 59.0943 | 1.8629.88 | 101213.0 | 0.51
2020-09-1617 | 62.615 | 59.0943 | 1.8629.88 | 101242.6 | 1.68
2020-09-1718 | 64.415 | 59.0914 | 2.4929.85 | 101135.1 | 1.38
2020-09-1818 | 64.412 | 53.6815 | 3.1129.88 | 10128.5 | 0.33
2020-09-1918 | 64.415 | 59.0895 | 3.1129.88 | 101236.6 | 1.44
2020-09-2018 | 64.416 | 60.8933 | 1.8629.88 | 101245.2 | 1.78
2020-09-2118 | 64.415 | 59.0933 | 1.8629.85 | 101126.3 | 1.04
2020-09-2219 | 66.215 | 59.0894 | 2.4929.85 | 101114.0 | 0.55
2020-09-2317 | 62.614 | 57.2913 | 1.8629.88 | 101219.5 | 0.77
2020-09-2417 | 62.614 | 57.2914 | 2.4929.88 | 101219.6 | 0.77
2020-09-2516 | 60.815 | 59.0962 | 1.2429.91 | 101343.4 | 1.71
2020-09-2618 | 64.415 | 59.0914 | 2.4929.91 | 101332.3 | 1.27
2020-09-2717 | 62.616 | 60.8962 | 1.2429.91 | 101374.5 | 2.93
2020-09-2817 | 62.615 | 59.0943 | 1.8629.88 | 101275.1 | 2.96
2020-09-2915 | 59.014 | 57.2973 | 1.8629.88 | 101253.0 | 2.09
2020-09-3017 | 62.615 | 59.0963 | 1.8629.85 | 101118.6 | 0.73

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