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

March 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 first month of the autumn, March, is still a hot month in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, with average temperature varying between 31.4°C (88.5°F) and 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still hot 31.4°C (88.5°F). The average low-temperature, in Port Moresby, is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Humidity

In Port Moresby, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Port Moresby, during 18 rainfall days, 189.8mm (7.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 898.8mm (35.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F). 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

In March, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5.9h.

UV index

January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Port Moresby. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in March in Port Moresby?

In Port Moresby, in March, the average high-temperature is 31.4°C (88.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Port Moresby?

In March, the average relative humidity in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, is 81%.

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

In March, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout March, 189.8mm (7.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in March in Port Moresby?

In March, the average sea temperature in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, is 29.3°C (84.7°F). 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.

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

The average length of the day in March is 12.2h.

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

In Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, the average sunshine in March is 5.9h.

What are the months 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.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Port Moresby?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average high temperature in March: 31.4°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 March: 23.4°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 March - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average humidity in March: 81%

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

Average rainfall in March - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall in March: 189.8mm

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 March - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in March: 18 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 March - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29.3°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 March / Average sunshine in March - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average daylight in March: 12.2h

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 March: 5.9h

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 March - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average UV index in March: 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).