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

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Traveling to Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea? If you're planning to go to Papua New Guinea, 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 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.

Important essentials 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Papua New Guinea can be very hot and somewhat stormy. 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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February

If you are traveling to Papua New Guinea 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 here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

April in Papua New Guinea is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Papua New Guinea in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

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

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July

If you visit Papua New Guinea during July, you may see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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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August

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

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September

If you visit Papua New Guinea during September, you might find that it is pretty consistently 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.

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October

October in Papua New Guinea is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November in Papua New Guinea is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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December

December in Papua New Guinea is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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