Port Moresby Weather in March

What's the weather like in Port Moresby (National Capital District) in March 2023?

The climate in Port Moresby during March can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

March is in the fall / autumn in Port Moresby and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

Port Moresby weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30.5°C 86.9°F
Nightly temperature 22.9°C 73.2°F
Average temperature 26.7°C 80.1°F
Daily sunshine 5.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 248 mm 9.8 ins
Rainy days 19 days
Sea temperature 29.2°C 84.5°F
Humidity 82%
Windspeed 13kph 8 mph

On average March is the wettest month of the year in Port Moresby with around 248mm 9.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

March temperatures in Port Moresby

Port Moresby average temperature in March

March rainfall

Port Moresby average rain in March

March hourly sunshine

Port Moresby average rain in March

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Port Moresby in March 2023.

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Port Moresby weather stats

Port Moresby weather statistics
Hottest month: December 31.3°C 88.3°F
Driest month: July 40mm 1.6ins
Sunniest month: October 7.6hrs
Coldest month: July 28.6°C 83.5°F
Wettest month: March 248mm 9.8ins
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