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

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

When to go to Wewak, Papua New Guinea

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

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

January

January in Wewak is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

In February, Wewak is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Wewak, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear

March

March in Wewak is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

April

If you are traveling to Wewak in April, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts

May

In May, Wewak can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Wewak, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage

June

June in Wewak is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat

July

July here can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses

August

August in Wewak is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

In September, Wewak can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Wewak, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

October

October for Wewak can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

November

If you go to Wewak in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

December

If you vacation in Wewak during December, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Wewak, 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 Wewak

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