October 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 October

October, like September, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, is another warm spring month, with an average temperature varying between 23.4°C (74.1°F) and 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still warm 29°C (84.2°F). The average low-temperature, is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is computed to be a tropical 34°C (93.2°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, wind, metabolic differences), and activity. 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Port Moresby, the average relative humidity in October is 78%.

Rainfall

In Port Moresby, during 20.4 rainfall days, 110mm (4.33") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Port Moresby, there are 249.8 rainfall days, and 1311mm (51.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in October, the average water temperature is 27.2°C (81°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Port Moresby, the average length of the day in October is 12h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 18:06. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 05:41 and sunset at 18:07 +10.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October in Port Moresby is 10.9h.

UV index

January, March through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Port Moresby?

In Port Moresby, in October, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in October is computed to be 34°C (93.2°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Port Moresby?

The average relative humidity in October in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, is 78%.

How much does it rain in Port Moresby in October?

In Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in October, it is raining for 20.4 days, with typically 110mm (4.33") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Port Moresby?

In Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, the average seawater temperature in October is 27.2°C (81°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.

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

The average day length in October is 12h and 19min.

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

On the first day of October in Port Moresby, sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 18:06. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:41 and sunset at 18:07 +10.

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

In Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, the average sunshine duration in October is 10.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Port Moresby?

The months with the highest UV index in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, are January, March through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

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

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average temperature in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average high temperature in October: 29°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 October: 23.4°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 October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average pressure in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average pressure in October: 1010.8mbar

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 October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average wind speed in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average wind speed in October: 14.6km/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 October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average humidity in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average humidity in October: 78%

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 October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall in October: 110mm

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 October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall days in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in October: 20.4 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 October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average sea temperature in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27.2°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 October /
Average sunshine in October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average daylight in October: 12h and 19min

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 October: 10h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 11h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average sunshine days in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sunshine days in October: 8.7 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 October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average UV index in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average UV index in October: 7

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 October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average cloud cover in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average cloud cover in October: 31

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 October
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Average visibility in October - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • Average visibility in October: 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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