February weather forecast
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

The mountains and beautiful clear waters surrounding the beautiful Port Moresby, in Papua New Guinea
The mountains and beautiful clear waters surrounding the beautiful Port Moresby, in Papua New Guinea

Weather in February

February, the last month of the summer in Port Moresby, is another warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 24.3°C (75.7°F) and 29.6°C (85.3°F).

Temperature

In Port Moresby, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still warm 29.6°C (85.3°F). In Port Moresby, the average low-temperature is 24.3°C (75.7°F).

Heat index

In February, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 34.8°C (94.6°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity in Port Moresby are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

Rainfall

In Port Moresby, during February, the rain falls for 21.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 125mm (4.92") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, there are 249.8 rainfall days, and 1311mm (51.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Port Moresby, in February, the average water temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February in Port Moresby is 12h and 25min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 06:09 and sunset at 18:40. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 18:32 +10.

Sunshine

In Port Moresby, the average sunshine in February is 8.2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Port Moresby are February, June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in February transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Port Moresby?

In Port Moresby, in February, the average high-temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.3°C (75.7°F). In February, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 34.8°C (94.6°F).

What is the least humid month in Port Moresby?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 73%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in February in Port Moresby?

In February, the average relative humidity in Port Moresby is 73%.

How much does it rain in Port Moresby in February?

In February, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, the rain falls for 21.2 days. Throughout February, 125mm (4.92") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in February in Port Moresby?

In Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in February, the average water temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Port Moresby have in February?

In February, the average day length in Port Moresby is 12h and 25min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Port Moresby?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:09 and sunset at 18:40. On the last day of the month, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 18:32 +10.

How long on average sun shines in February in Port Moresby?

In Port Moresby, the average sunshine duration in February is 8.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Port Moresby?

February, June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Port Moresby.

What is the UV index reading in February in Port Moresby?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average temperature in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average high temperature in February: 29.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is December (30.2°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (27.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 24.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (22.5°C).

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Average pressure in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average pressure in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average pressure in February: 1008.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1012.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1007.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average wind speed in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average wind speed in February: 11.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (18.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (9.7km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average humidity in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average humidity in February: 73%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (73%).

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Average rainfall in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall in February: 125mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (203mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (46mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall days in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in February: 21.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (24.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (14.7 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average sea temperature in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sea temperature in February: 29.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is January (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25.6°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average daylight in February: 12h and 25min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 40min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 8.2h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.1h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average sunshine days in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sunshine days in February: 5.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (13.4 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are March and April (5.2 days).

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Average UV index in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average UV index in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average UV index in February: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, March, April, May, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are February, June, July, August and September (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average cloud cover in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average cloud cover in February: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in February
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average visibility in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average visibility in February: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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