Lihir Island
Weather Forecast, Papua New Guinea

 

Days 0-3 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 63mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Warm (max 24°C on Wed afternoon, min 23°C on Wed night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Sat afternoon, min 24°C on Sat afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 109mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Warm (max 24°C on Tue afternoon, min 23°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the ESE on Wed afternoon, calm by Sat morning).

Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Fri
24
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 AM
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
Wind km/h
20 SSE20
20 SSE20
25 ESE25
25 ESE25
30 E30
30 E30
25 ENE25
30 E30
30 E30
20 E20
20 ESE20
15 ESE15
20 ESE20
15 SE15
10 SSE10
15 SE15
20 SSE20
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 SE25
30 SE30
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
35 ESE35
30 ESE30
20 ESE20
15 E15
clear risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm
Rain
Rain mm
- 15 10 7 12 4 1 13 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 13 27 20 22 13 5
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 24 23 23 23 23
Low °C
24 23 23 23 23 23 24 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
Chill °C
24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 24 23 23 23 23
Freezing level m
4900 4900 4900 4900 4800 4800 4850 4750 4700 4750 4700 4650 4750 4700 4750 4800 4750 4850 4850 4800 4850 4900 4800 4850 4800 4850 4850
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50
Sunset
5:53 - - 5:53 - - 5:53 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - -

Issued local time.

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
Kavieng W.o.
213 km W
4m alt.
2 hours ago
30.2° C
clear
No report.
15
Light winds from the SE
(15 kph at 180).
50 km
Taro Island
573 km SE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
28.5° C
partially cloudy
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
9
Light winds from the SE
(9 kph at 180).
25 km
Nadzab
758 km SW
70m alt.
3 hours ago
24.2° C
cloudy
No report.
9
Light winds from the SSE
(9 kph at 140).
10 km
Nadzab Airport
759 km SW
70m alt.
2 hours ago
25° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
28
Moderate winds from the E
(28 kph at 80).
Low: scattered
Munda-New Georgia
770 km SE
6m alt.
51 minutes ago
25.5° C
clear
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 90).
40 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.