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Madang Climate & Temperature

  • Madang, Papua New Guinea is at 5°13'S, 145°48'E, 12 m (39 ft). See map.
  • Madang has a tropical wet climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Af) with no dry or cold season as it is constantly moist (year-round rainfall).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Madang is situated in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 26.6 degrees Celsius (79.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Madang Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 3440 mm (135.4 inches) which is equivalent to 3440 Litres/m² (84.37 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2168 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Madang you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Fernando De Noronha, Brazil.

Madang Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 26 (79) 27 (80)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 133 (5) 88 (3) 126 (5) 289 (11) 394 (16) 387 (15) 390 (15) 310 (12) 363 (14) 439 (17) 319 (13) 202 (8) 3440 (135)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 10 (32) 8 (26) 9 (30) 10 (32) 12 (40) 16 (52) 15 (48) 14 (50) 17 (55) 16 (53) 15 (48) 10 (33) 152 (42)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 32' 6h 54' 6h 54' 6h 30' 6h 14' 5h 27' 5h 11' 5h 12' 4h 56' 3h 52' 6h 38' 6h 46' 5h 56'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 50' 11h 56' 12h 05' 12h 14' 12h 21' 12h 24' 12h 22' 12h 17' 12h 08' 12h 00' 11h 52' 11h 49' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 56 (44) 58 (42) 58 (42) 54 (46) 51 (49) 44 (56) 42 (58) 43 (57) 41 (59) 33 (67) 56 (44) 58 (42) 49 (51)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 64.2 72.6 83.8 83.4 75 71.8 75 83.6 84.3 73 64.6 61.4 74.4

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