Lihir Island
Weather Forecast, Papua New Guinea

 

Lihir Island Weather (Days 0-3):

Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Thu morning. Warm (max 30°C on Wed afternoon, min 29°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the ENE on Wed afternoon, fresh winds from the ESE by Fri afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 32mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm (max 30°C on Sat afternoon, min 29°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SE on Sat afternoon, calm by Mon night).

(Days 6-9):

Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Wed night. Warm (max 30°C on Tue afternoon, min 28°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Tuesday
30
Wednesday
1
Thursday
2
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
clear
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
Wind km/h
10 E10
10 ENE10
15 ENE15
15 ESE15
15 E15
25 ESE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
30 SE30
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
20 SSE20
25 SE25
15 SSE15
15 SE15
15 ESE15
5 E5
5 SSE5
5 SSE5
5 SSW5
10 SW10
5 WSW5
5 SSW5
5 SSW5
0 NNW0
0 SE0
clear clear some clouds risk tstorm clear risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm some clouds risk tstorm risk tstorm clear risk tstorm risk tstorm clear clear clear clear clear rain shwrs some clouds some clouds rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - 6 - 6 4 1 3 2 4 2 - 2 4 - 4 14 - - - - - 10 - - 1
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
29 30 30 29 30 29 29 29 29 29 30 30 29 30 30 30 29 29 29 30 30 29 30 29 29 30 29
Low °C
29 29 29 29 30 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 30 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 30 28 29 30 28
Chill °C
29 30 30 29 30 29 29 29 29 29 30 30 29 30 30 30 29 29 29 30 30 29 30 29 29 30 29
Freezing level m
5150 5200 5200 5200 5200 5150 5200 5250 5200 5250 5300 5200 5250 5250 5150 5200 5200 5050 5150 5150 5050 5100 5050 5000 5100 5050 5050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:47 - - 5:47 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - -
Sunset
- 5:47 - - 5:47 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 -

Lihir Island Weather (Days 0-3):

Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Thu morningWarm (max 30°C on Wed afternoon, min 29°C on Wed morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the ENE on Wed afternoon, fresh winds from the ESE by Fri afternoon)

Lihir Island Weather (Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 32mm), heaviest during Mon nightWarm (max 30°C on Sat afternoon, min 29°C on Sat morning)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SE on Sat afternoon, calm by Mon night)

Lihir Island Weather (Days 6-9):

Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Wed nightWarm (max 30°C on Tue afternoon, min 28°C on Wed night)Wind will be generally light

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Lihir Island at the specific elevation of 0 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Lihir Island. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Papua New Guinea.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Tokua W.o.
137 km S
13m alt.
3 hours ago
26.2° C
clear
Haze
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
36 km
Mid: overcast
KaviengW.o.
213 km W
4m alt.
3 hours ago
27.0° C
State of sky unchanged.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Taro Island
573 km SE
3m alt.
1 hour ago
27.0° C
partially cloudy
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
6
Light winds from the NE
(6 kph at 50).
45 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Momote Airport
591 km W
5m alt.
3 hours ago
28.0° C
partially cloudy
No report.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
50 km
Mid: scattered
Nadzab
758 km SW
70m alt.
3 hours ago
24.5° C
partially cloudy
State of sky unchanged.
6
Light winds from the SE
(6 kph at 990).
50 km
Mid: scattered

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Lihir Island and within an acceptable time window.