West New Britain, Papua New Guinea Climate

Weather: 21.59°C/70.86°F, Wind SW at 1.19 km/h, 93% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Papua New Guinea
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West New Britain Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 431.22 meters (1414.76 feet) above sea level, West New Britain has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The city’s yearly temperature is 27.09ºC (80.76ºF) and it is 4.06% higher than Papua New Guinea’s averages. West New Britain typically receives about 432.75 millimeters (17.04 inches) of precipitation and has 327.19 rainy days (89.64% of the time) annually.

CountryPapua New Guinea
Longitude150.0259466
Latitude-5.7047432
Attitude/Elevation431.22m (1414.76ft)
Local timeThursday 01:39
Annual high temperature29.59ºC (85.26ºF)
Annual low temperature23.78ºC (74.8ºF)
Average annual precip.432.75mm (17.04in)
Warmest monthOctober (30.55ºC / 86.99ºF)
Coldest MonthJuly (23.53ºC / 74.35ºF)
Wettest MonthMarch (613.62mm / 24.16in)
Driest MonthJune (349.91mm / 13.78in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)327.19 days (89.64%)
Days with no rain37.81 days (10.36%)
Humidity82.81%

Climate West New Britain: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)33.0(91.4)34.0(93.2)33.0(91.4)33.0(91.4)34.0(93.2)33.0(91.4)34.0(93.2)34.0(93.2)34.0(93.2)36.0(96.8)35.0(95.0)35.0(95.0)36.0(96.8)
Average high °C (°F)28.69(83.64)28.57(83.43)28.89(84.0)29.62(85.32)30.33(86.59)29.82(85.68)29.09(84.36)29.38(84.88)29.86(85.75)30.55(86.99)30.42(86.76)29.85(85.73)29.59(85.26)
Daily mean °C (°F)26.71(80.08)26.55(79.79)26.76(80.17)27.14(80.85)27.48(81.46)27.18(80.92)26.57(79.83)26.73(80.11)27.18(80.92)27.61(81.7)27.67(81.81)27.44(81.39)27.09(80.76)
Average low °C (°F)23.78(74.8)23.69(74.64)23.78(74.8)23.78(74.8)23.98(75.16)23.93(75.07)23.53(74.35)23.57(74.43)23.71(74.68)23.84(74.91)23.8(74.84)23.95(75.11)23.78(74.8)
Record low °C (°F)19.0(66.2)21.0(69.8)21.0(69.8)20.0(68.0)21.0(69.8)22.0(71.6)21.0(69.8)20.0(68.0)20.0(68.0)21.0(69.8)20.0(68.0)19.0(66.2)19.0(66.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)516.83(20.35)426.02(16.77)613.62(24.16)434.12(17.09)399.87(15.74)349.91(13.78)380.86(14.99)389.5(15.33)404.05(15.91)438.98(17.28)413.63(16.28)425.61(16.76)432.75(17.04)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)29.026.8230.0928.5529.2727.025.2724.025.5527.2726.7327.6427.27
Average relative humidity (%)85.2385.0485.3384.0583.2582.0882.1980.8981.2380.4981.4582.4482.81
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.669.259.3410.159.267.999.5710.6210.7310.7410.811.9310.09

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of West New Britain in recent years.

West New Britain

West New Britain Temperature by Month

November
27.67°C | 81.81°F
October
27.61°C | 81.7°F
May
27.48°C | 81.46°F
December
27.44°C | 81.39°F
June
27.18°C | 80.92°F
September
27.18°C | 80.92°F
April
27.14°C | 80.85°F
March
26.76°C | 80.17°F
August
26.73°C | 80.11°F
January
26.71°C | 80.08°F
July
26.57°C | 79.83°F
February
26.55°C | 79.79°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature33.0°C (91.4°F)31.35°C (88.43°F)28.0°C (82.4°F)
Avg Temperature29.0°C (84.2°F)27.55°C (81.59°F)26.0°C (78.8°F)
Min Temperature24.0°C (75.2°F)23.45°C (74.21°F)22.0°C (71.6°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point24.0°C (75.2°F)22.9°C (73.22°F)20.0°C (68.0°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation35.3mm | 1.39in17.63mm | 0.69in0.0mm | 0in546.4mm | 21.51in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind13.0kmh | 8.08mph6.32kmh | 3.93mph4.0kmh | 2.49mph
Gust Wind19.0kmh | 11.81mph10.61kmh | 6.59mph7.0kmh | 4.35mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure35.3mb17.63mb0.0mb
West New Britain

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
October° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2019-10-0126 | 78.823 | 73.4876 | 3.7329.88 | 101226.5 | 1.04
2019-10-0227 | 80.622 | 71.6826 | 3.7329.85 | 10118.1 | 0.32
2019-10-0328 | 82.423 | 73.4835 | 3.1129.83 | 101016.6 | 0.65
2019-10-0426 | 78.823 | 73.4895 | 3.1129.8 | 100935.3 | 1.39
2019-10-0527 | 80.623 | 73.4855 | 3.1129.83 | 101023.9 | 0.94
2019-10-0628 | 82.423 | 73.4845 | 3.1129.83 | 101015.7 | 0.62
2019-10-0728 | 82.423 | 73.4837 | 4.3529.83 | 10108.9 | 0.35
2019-10-0827 | 80.623 | 73.48410 | 6.2129.83 | 101017.0 | 0.67
2019-10-0928 | 82.423 | 73.4826 | 3.7329.83 | 101011.2 | 0.44
2019-10-1028 | 82.423 | 73.4855 | 3.1129.83 | 101013.5 | 0.53
2019-10-1128 | 82.423 | 73.4805 | 3.1129.8 | 10098.3 | 0.33
2019-10-1228 | 82.423 | 73.4845 | 3.1129.83 | 101021.2 | 0.83
2019-10-1327 | 80.624 | 75.2865 | 3.1129.83 | 101028.8 | 1.13
2019-10-1426 | 78.823 | 73.4907 | 4.3529.85 | 101132.7 | 1.29
2019-10-1527 | 80.623 | 73.4867 | 4.3529.83 | 101012.9 | 0.51
2019-10-1627 | 80.623 | 73.4868 | 4.9729.85 | 101114.6 | 0.57
2019-10-1727 | 80.620 | 68.07613 | 8.0829.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2019-10-1828 | 82.421 | 69.87711 | 6.8429.85 | 10110.4 | 0.02
2019-10-1929 | 84.222 | 71.6778 | 4.9729.85 | 10112.6 | 0.1
2019-10-2028 | 82.424 | 75.2846 | 3.7329.83 | 101022.0 | 0.87
2019-10-2127 | 80.623 | 73.4865 | 3.1129.8 | 100925.7 | 1.01
2019-10-2228 | 82.423 | 73.4855 | 3.1129.8 | 100923.3 | 0.92
2019-10-2328 | 82.423 | 73.4836 | 3.7329.8 | 10098.6 | 0.34
2019-10-2429 | 84.223 | 73.4817 | 4.3529.8 | 100912.5 | 0.49
2019-10-2529 | 84.223 | 73.4826 | 3.7329.77 | 100813.0 | 0.51
2019-10-2628 | 82.424 | 75.2845 | 3.1129.77 | 100830.6 | 1.2
2019-10-2727 | 80.624 | 75.2884 | 2.4929.77 | 100833.8 | 1.33
2019-10-2828 | 82.423 | 73.4825 | 3.1129.77 | 100812.8 | 0.5
2019-10-2927 | 80.623 | 73.4856 | 3.7329.77 | 100814.8 | 0.58
2019-10-3028 | 82.423 | 73.4857 | 4.3529.77 | 100821.2 | 0.83
2019-10-3127 | 80.623 | 73.4865 | 3.1129.74 | 100729.9 | 1.18

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