Lae, Papua New Guinea: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Lae, Papua New Guinea? If you're planning to go to Lae, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Lae, Papua New Guinea

Based on the climate and weather in Lae, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Lae, Papua New Guinea

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lae, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Lae, Papua New Guinea by month

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January

If you visit Lae during January, you might find that it is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day.

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February

If you go to Lae in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

March in Lae can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

April for Lae is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

If you visit Lae during May, you might see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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June

June is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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July

July here is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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August

Traveling to Lae in August, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

Traveling to Lae in September, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

October in Lae is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you go to Lae in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December in Lae can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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