Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea? If you're planning to go to Papua New Guinea, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

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

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

January

If you vacation in Papua New Guinea during January, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots

February

If you visit Papua New Guinea during February, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. 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 between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

March

Traveling to Papua New Guinea in March, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

April

April in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts

May

May in Papua New Guinea is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

If you visit Papua New Guinea during September, you are likely to find that it is hot. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

October

If you visit Papua New Guinea during October, you are likely to find 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 around 70 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

November

November in Papua New Guinea is consistently 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

December

If you visit Papua New Guinea during December, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. 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 (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types I
  • A SIM card that works in Papua New Guinea
  • Appropriate museum wear

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