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

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Traveling to Western Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea? If you're planning to go to Western Papua New Guinea, the following is 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 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.

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

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

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February

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

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March

If you go to Western Papua New Guinea in March, 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).

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April

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

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May

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

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June

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

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July

July is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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August

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

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September

If you go 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).

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October

If you are traveling to Western Papua New Guinea in October, 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).

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November

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

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December

December 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.

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