Climate in Western Highlands Papua New Guinea

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Western Highlands in a height of 1631m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.
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Western Highlands is the coldest region in Papua New Guinea with an average high temperature of only 26°C. Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees, sometimes up to 27 degrees.
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Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Western Highlands
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 24 rainy days, June offers the most number of rainy days, and in September the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Western Highlands
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 2.3 mm, the least rain falls in September. March, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Western Highlands

Most important cities in the region »Western Highlands«

Only very small villages are located here. The biggest city is Mount Hagen.

CityPopulationGeo position
Mount Hagen33,6235° 51' 27"S144° 13' 50"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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