Rabaul Weather in January

What's the weather like in Rabaul (East New Britain) in January 2023?

The climate in Rabaul during January can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

January is in the summer in Rabaul and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

Rabaul weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30°C 86.1°F
Nightly temperature 23°C 73.4°F
Average temperature 26.5°C 79.8°F
Daily sunshine 6.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 303 mm 11.9 ins
Rainy days 22 days
Sea temperature 29.9°C 85.9°F
Humidity 80%
Windspeed 7.8kph 5 mph

On average January is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Rabaul with around 303mm 11.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Rabaul

Rabaul average temperature in January

January rainfall

Rabaul average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Rabaul average rain in January

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 Rabaul in January 2023.

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Rabaul weather stats

Rabaul weather statistics
Hottest month: October 30.3°C 86.5°F
Driest month: May 157mm 6.2ins
Sunniest month: August 6.6hrs
Coldest month: July 29.5°C 85.1°F
Wettest month: March 345mm 13.6ins
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