Buk, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea Climate

Weather: 23.41°C/74.14°F, Wind SW at 1.07 km/h, 96% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Papua New Guinea
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Buk Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 12.27 meters (40.26 feet) above sea level, Buk has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The district’s yearly temperature is 18.34ºC (65.01ºF) and it is -4.69% lower than Papua New Guinea’s averages. Buk typically receives about 742.25 millimeters (29.22 inches) of precipitation and has 373.72 rainy days (102.39% of the time) annually.

CountryPapua New Guinea
CityWestern Highlands
Longitude142.4432169
Latitude-8.5467509
Attitude/Elevation12.27m (40.26ft)
Local timeSunday 21:16
Annual high temperature21.71ºC (71.08ºF)
Annual low temperature13.72ºC (56.7ºF)
Average annual precip.742.25mm (29.22in)
Warmest monthMay (22.13ºC / 71.83ºF)
Coldest MonthAugust (12.83ºC / 55.09ºF)
Wettest MonthMarch (1020.64mm / 40.18in)
Driest MonthJune (442.03mm / 17.4in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)373.72 days (102.39%)
Days with no rain-8.720000000000027 days (-2.39%)
Humidity93.6%

Climate Buk: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)27.14(80.85)26.1(78.98)27.14(80.85)26.1(78.98)27.14(80.85)25.05(77.09)26.1(78.98)26.1(78.98)28.19(82.74)27.14(80.85)27.14(80.85)26.1(78.98)28.19(82.74)
Average high °C (°F)21.24(70.23)21.46(70.63)21.55(70.79)21.74(71.13)22.13(71.83)21.94(71.49)21.55(70.79)21.67(71.01)21.87(71.37)21.98(71.56)21.89(71.4)21.54(70.77)21.71(71.08)
Daily mean °C (°F)18.27(64.89)18.35(65.03)18.36(65.05)18.5(65.3)18.68(65.62)18.29(64.92)17.75(63.95)17.88(64.18)18.35(65.03)18.51(65.32)18.62(65.52)18.5(65.3)18.34(65.01)
Average low °C (°F)13.89(57.0)14.17(57.51)14.2(57.56)14.47(58.05)14.16(57.49)13.63(56.53)13.03(55.45)12.83(55.09)13.33(55.99)13.38(56.08)13.7(56.66)13.87(56.97)13.72(56.7)
Record low °C (°F)10.44(50.79)11.48(52.66)11.48(52.66)11.48(52.66)10.44(50.79)10.44(50.79)9.4(48.92)5.22(41.4)10.44(50.79)9.4(48.92)9.4(48.92)9.4(48.92)5.22(41.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches)897.71(35.34)940.9(37.04)1020.64(40.18)878.44(34.58)635.21(25.01)442.03(17.4)449.26(17.69)548.98(21.61)634.42(24.98)750.6(29.55)813.69(32.04)895.06(35.24)742.24(29.22)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)32.1729.3232.3631.3231.3231.1330.5531.2230.4631.4130.8531.631.14
Average relative humidity (%)94.7294.6195.7495.3993.4893.1892.5991.592.0892.2893.3494.1993.6
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.010.029.8510.010.5910.7310.7110.8810.6111.1712.2310.4410.61

Climate Graph

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

Buk

Buk Temperature by Month

May
18.68°C | 65.62°F
November
18.62°C | 65.52°F
October
18.51°C | 65.32°F
April
18.5°C | 65.3°F
December
18.5°C | 65.3°F
March
18.36°C | 65.05°F
February
18.35°C | 65.03°F
September
18.35°C | 65.03°F
June
18.29°C | 64.92°F
January
18.27°C | 64.89°F
August
17.88°C | 64.18°F
July
17.75°C | 63.95°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature28.19°C (82.74°F)23.21°C (73.78°F)18.79°C (65.82°F)
Avg Temperature21.92°C (71.46°F)19.14°C (66.45°F)16.7°C (62.06°F)
Min Temperature15.66°C (60.19°F)13.88°C (56.98°F)12.53°C (54.55°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point14.61°C (58.3°F)13.36°C (56.05°F)10.44°C (50.79°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation46.04mm | 1.81in21.83mm | 0.86in1.36mm | 0.05in654.85mm | 25.78in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind3.13kmh | 1.94mph2.61kmh | 1.62mph1.04kmh | 0.65mph
Gust Wind5.22kmh | 3.24mph3.79kmh | 2.35mph1.04kmh | 0.65mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure46.04mb21.83mb1.36mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
September° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2017-09-0119.83 | 67.6911.48 | 52.66733.13 | 1.9431.23 | 1057.471.36 | 0.05
2017-09-0219.83 | 67.6911.48 | 52.66732.09 | 1.331.26 | 1058.517.2 | 0.28
2017-09-0316.7 | 62.0613.57 | 56.43863.13 | 1.9431.26 | 1058.5135.18 | 1.39
2017-09-0417.75 | 63.9514.61 | 58.3872.09 | 1.331.26 | 1058.5139.04 | 1.54
2017-09-0517.75 | 63.9513.57 | 56.43832.09 | 1.331.26 | 1058.5127.66 | 1.09
2017-09-0617.75 | 63.9513.57 | 56.43842.09 | 1.331.26 | 1058.5138.73 | 1.52
2017-09-0719.83 | 67.6913.57 | 56.43823.13 | 1.9431.26 | 1058.5125.05 | 0.99
2017-09-0819.83 | 67.6913.57 | 56.43813.13 | 1.9431.23 | 1057.4713.78 | 0.54
2017-09-0918.79 | 65.8213.57 | 56.43843.13 | 1.9431.23 | 1057.4722.34 | 0.88
2017-09-1019.83 | 67.6912.53 | 54.55783.13 | 1.9431.2 | 1056.4311.9 | 0.47
2017-09-1119.83 | 67.6910.44 | 50.79673.13 | 1.9431.2 | 1056.433.13 | 0.12
2017-09-1220.88 | 69.5811.48 | 52.66722.09 | 1.331.2 | 1056.434.28 | 0.17
2017-09-1320.88 | 69.5813.57 | 56.43753.13 | 1.9431.2 | 1056.4313.88 | 0.55
2017-09-1419.83 | 67.6914.61 | 58.3812.09 | 1.331.2 | 1056.4338.94 | 1.53
2017-09-1519.83 | 67.6914.61 | 58.3812.09 | 1.331.2 | 1056.4324.32 | 0.96
2017-09-1618.79 | 65.8213.57 | 56.43822.09 | 1.331.23 | 1057.4729.23 | 1.15
2017-09-1716.7 | 62.0614.61 | 58.3881.04 | 0.6531.26 | 1058.5146.04 | 1.81
2017-09-1817.75 | 63.9513.57 | 56.43823.13 | 1.9431.26 | 1058.5127.56 | 1.09
2017-09-1919.83 | 67.6914.61 | 58.3813.13 | 1.9431.23 | 1057.4716.81 | 0.66
2017-09-2018.79 | 65.8214.61 | 58.3842.09 | 1.331.2 | 1056.4321.09 | 0.83
2017-09-2118.79 | 65.8214.61 | 58.3863.13 | 1.9431.2 | 1056.4331.21 | 1.23
2017-09-2221.92 | 71.4611.48 | 52.66703.13 | 1.9431.23 | 1057.472.61 | 0.1
2017-09-2319.83 | 67.6913.57 | 56.43762.09 | 1.331.23 | 1057.4711.48 | 0.45
2017-09-2419.83 | 67.6913.57 | 56.43793.13 | 1.9431.2 | 1056.4311.9 | 0.47
2017-09-2518.79 | 65.8213.57 | 56.43833.13 | 1.9431.2 | 1056.4315.87 | 0.62
2017-09-2619.83 | 67.6913.57 | 56.43782.09 | 1.331.2 | 1056.4316.81 | 0.66
2017-09-2719.83 | 67.6914.61 | 58.3822.09 | 1.331.2 | 1056.4326.83 | 1.06
2017-09-2817.75 | 63.9513.57 | 56.43862.09 | 1.331.23 | 1057.4741.55 | 1.64
2017-09-2916.7 | 62.0613.57 | 56.43903.13 | 1.9431.29 | 1059.5645.83 | 1.8
2017-09-3019.83 | 67.6911.48 | 52.66733.13 | 1.9431.26 | 1058.513.24 | 0.13

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