Lihir Island
Weather Forecast, Papua New Guinea

 

Days 0-3 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 68mm), heaviest during Sun afternoon. Warm (max 25°C on Tue afternoon, min 23°C on Sun morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 112mm), heaviest during Wed night. Warm (max 24°C on Wed morning, min 24°C on Wed morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 199mm), heaviest during Sun morning. Warm (max 24°C on Sat morning, min 23°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Sat morning, calm by Tue night).

Saturday
30
Sunday
1
Monday
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
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
Wind km/h
20 ESE20
25 ESE25
25 SE25
30 SE30
25 SE25
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
35 ESE35
30 ESE30
30 SE30
30 ESE30
25 E25
25 ESE25
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
35 SE35
40 ESE40
40 ESE40
35 ESE35
20 ESE20
20 ESE20
15 ESE15
15 ESE15
15 ESE15
10 SE10
risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm clear risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm
Rain
Rain mm
9 21 19 3 6 7 - 1 2 11 16 35 8 3 13 5 5 11 7 9 45 52 11 37 11 6 17
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
24 23 24 23 24 24 24 25 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 24 24 23 24 24
Low °C
23 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 23 24 23 23 24 23
Chill °C
24 23 24 23 24 24 24 25 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 24 24 23 24 24
Freezing level m
4850 4750 4750 4850 4800 4800 4800 4800 4800 4850 4850 4800 4850 4850 4800 4850 4850 4850 4850 4900 4800 4750 4800 4800 4700 4800 4800
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:54 - - 5:54 - - 5:54 - - 5:54 - - 5:54 - - 5:54 - -
Sunset
- 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:51 - - 5:51 - - 5:51 - - 5:51 -

This table gives the weather forecast for Lihir Island at the specific elevation of 700 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
lightning 23km S of Kokopo
164 km S
345m alt.
33 minutes ago
° C
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
Kavieng
213 km W
4m alt.
1 hour ago
24.0° C
Clouds developing.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
50 km
Mid: scattered
lightning 90km N of Kimbe
318 km SSW
0m alt.
35 minutes ago
° C
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
lightning
462 km WNW
0m alt.
4 hours ago
° C
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
lightning 181km NE of Lorengau
489 km W
0m alt.
15 minutes ago
° C
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm

* 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.