Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
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
The last month of the summer, February, is another tropical month in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, with average temperature varying between 31.6°C (88.9°F) and 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still tropical 31.6°C (88.9°F). In February, the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at an extremely hot 43.3°C (109.9°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like wind, clothing, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, during February, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 140.6mm (5.5") of precipitation. In Port Moresby, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 898.8mm (35.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, the average water temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Port Moresby, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.6h of sunshine, February has the least sunshine of the year in Port Moresby.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Port Moresby are January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in February in Port Moresby?

In February, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, the average high-temperature is 31.6°C (88.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in February is estimated at 43.3°C (109.9°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Port Moresby?

The average relative humidity in February in Port Moresby is 81%.

How many days does it rain in February in Port Moresby?

In Port Moresby, during February, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 140.6mm (5.5") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in February in Port Moresby?

In Port Moresby, 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.

What is the average length of the day in February in Port Moresby?

In February, the average length of the day in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, is 12.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Port Moresby?

The month with the least sunshine in Port Moresby is February, with an average of 5.6h of sunshine.

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

The average sunshine in February in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, is 5.6h.

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

January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in February in Port Moresby?

In Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average high temperature in February: 31.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (32.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (29.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23.5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and December (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (22.4°C).

Average humidity in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average humidity in February: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is April (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (75%).

Average rainfall in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall in February: 140.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (192.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (12mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in February: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (4 days).

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).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average daylight in February: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5.6h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 8.1h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

Average UV index in February - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average UV index in February: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 9).