Climate in Western Province Papua New Guinea

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from two measuring weather stations in Western Province.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Western Province
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 7 hours per day, November is the sunniest month in the region of Western Province. In July the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Western Province
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 22 rainy days, January offers the most number of rainy days, and in November the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Western Province
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 5.3 mm, the least rain falls in August. April, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Western Province

Most important cities in the region »Western Province«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Daru and Kiunga.

CityPopulationGeo position
Daru15,2149° 4' 40"S143° 12' 32"E
Kiunga11,5366° 7' 19"S141° 17' 26"E
Morehead2,2468° 42' 38"S141° 38' 12"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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