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The climate of Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)
Port Moresby is the capital of Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby is located in the south eastern part of the island of New Guinea and is the largest city in the country with a population of more than 300,000. Port Moresby played an important role for the allies during WWII in the war against Japan. Port Moresby has a tropical savannah climate with a dry season from the second part of May till November and a wet season from December till the second part of April. Where temperatures and hours of sunshine are concerned there are few differences. Temperatures during the afternoon are 30-31 degrees Celsius all year round. When the sun sets temperatures drop to 22-24 degrees Celsius. Humidity figures are high all year round in Port Moresby. Humidity figures are highest during the wet season which makes things feel muggy.

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Port Moresby

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 31 23 6 21 29
February 31 23 6 19 29
March 31 23 6 20 29
April 30 23 6 18 29
May 30 24 6 16 28
June 29 23 6 13 27
July 29 22 6 12 26
August 29 22 7 10 25
September 30 22 7 12 26
October 31 23 7 11 27
November 31 23 7 12 28
December 31 23 6 16 29
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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