Lihir Island
Weather Forecast, Papua New Guinea

 

Days 0-3 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Some drizzle, heaviest during Wed night. Warm (max 25°C on Tue afternoon, min 24°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the ESE on Tue afternoon, fresh winds from the SE by Thu morning).

Days 3-6 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 109mm), heaviest during Sun morning. Warm (max 24°C on Thu afternoon, min 23°C on Thu night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 30mm), heaviest during Wed night. Warm (max 24°C on Mon morning, min 23°C on Sun afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tuesday
26
Wed
27
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
15 ENE15
15 NE15
10 ENE10
5 ESE5
10 SE10
20 SE20
20 SE20
25 SE25
25 SE25
30 SE30
30 ESE30
35 ESE35
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
30 SE30
25 ESE25
25 E25
20 E20
15 ESE15
15 ESE15
15 SE15
15 SE15
15 ESE15
15 SE15
10 SE10
some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear risk tstorm clear 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 clear clear clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - 1 - - 6 1 2 11 3 11 37 26 15 5 2 4 6 - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
24 24 24 25 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
Low °C
24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 24 24 23 23 24 23 23 23 23 23 24 23 24 24 24 24
Chill °C
24 24 24 25 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24
Freezing level m
5000 5000 5000 5000 4950 5000 5000 4900 4850 4850 4850 4950 4900 4850 4850 4850 4800 4800 4750 4750 4750 4750 4750 4800 4850 4700 4650
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:54
Sunset
5:47 - - 5:47 - - 5:49 - - 5:49 - - 5:49 - - 5:49 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - -

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
Taro Island
573 km SE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
29.0° C
partially cloudy
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
7
Light winds from the SE
(7 kph at 180).
20 km
Taro Island
573 km SE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
29.0° C
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
7
Light winds from the SE
(7 kph at 180).
40 km
Mid: scattered
Momote Airport
591 km W
5m alt.
3 hours ago
30.5° C
State of sky unchanged.
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 90).
40 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Nadzab
758 km SW
70m alt.
3 hours ago
28.2° C
clear
Haze
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
50 km
Mid: mostly cloudy
Nadzab W.o.
758 km SW
70m alt.
4 hours ago
26.0° C
clear
Haze
20 km

* 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.