Papua New Guinea - General information
Region region
Capital Port Moresby
Language Hiri Motu, Tok Pisin
Currency Kina
Population 7,059,653
Phone code +675
Coordinates of Papua New Guinea
Latitude -6.000000000
Longitude 147.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 1209 m.

List of largest cities in Papua New Guinea

 
Port Moresby Port Moresby
Port Moresby National Capital
283,733
Lae Lae
Lae Morobe
76,255
Arawa Arawa
Arawa Bougainville
40,266
Mount Hagen Mount Hagen
Mount Hagen Western Highlands
33,623
Popondetta Popondetta
Popondetta Northern Province
28,198
Madang Madang
Madang Madang
27,419

Weather, climate, temperature by months in Papua New Guinea

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 20 20 20 20 21 20 20 20 20 20 19 20 21
Average high °C 25 25 26 26 26 25 25 25 25 25 24 24 25
Average temperature °C 24 25 25 25 25 25 25 24 24 24 24 24 24
Average low °C 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 16 16 16 17
Record low °C 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 12 11 11
Rain Days 6 6 5 5 6 5 7 6 6 5 5 5 66
Fog Days 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 8
Thunderstorms Days 2 4 5 6 5 5 5 4 3 2 1 1 43
Average precipitation Mm. 219 237 237 305 307 308 311 284 239 191 221 212 3072
Relative humidity % 71 70 69 70 72 73 73 73 74 73 74 72 72
Relative humidity morning % 56 56 56 56 56 56 56 57 57 56 56 56 56
Relative humidity evening % 43 43 43 44 44 44 44 45 44 44 44 44 44
Wind speed Km/h 14 14 13 11 12 12 12 12 12 13 14 14 13
Day Length Hours 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12
Dew point °C 20 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 20 20 249
Growing degree-day °C 423 450 441 456 459 417 455 436 444 415 421 426 5244
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 19 20 20 18 18 18 18 18 17 16 16 18 18
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