The very hottest temperatures in Port Moresby, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Papua New Guinea, tend to reach around 32℃ (90℉) in the height of summer. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 20℃ (68℉) at night. The climate can differ in many places across Papua New Guinea, and you can see more in the handy table below.
The days are longest in Papua New Guinea in December, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Papua New Guinea in March – It’s the wettest month of the year.Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Papua New Guinea, check out climate info on some of the top places to visit, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.
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Papua New Guinea seasons
Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Papua New Guinea is in the Southern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||December to February|
|Autumn/fall||March to May|
|Winter||June to August|
|Spring||September to November|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Papua New Guinea
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|