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

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

When to go to Western Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

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

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

January

If you go to Western Papua New Guinea in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

February

February is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

March

If you go to Western Papua New Guinea in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

April

Traveling to Western Papua New Guinea in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

May

May is warm. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you go to Western Papua New Guinea in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

July

July for Western Papua New Guinea is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

August

August is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

September

If you are traveling to Western Papua New Guinea in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

October here is warm. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

November

November for Western Papua New Guinea is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear

December

If you are traveling to Western Papua New Guinea in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Western 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 Western Papua New Guinea

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