Lihir Island
Weather Forecast, Papua New Guinea

 

Days 0-3 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Thu morning. Warm (max 25°C on Thu afternoon, min 23°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 54mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Warm (max 24°C on Sat morning, min 23°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Lihir Island Weather Summary:

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

Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
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
rain showers
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
rain showers
thunderstorm
clear
clear
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
Wind km/h
5 SSE5
5 SSE5
10 SE10
10 ESE10
10 SE10
20 SE20
20 SE20
15 ESE15
20 SE20
20 SE20
20 ESE20
15 ESE15
15 ESE15
15 ESE15
15 SE15
15 E15
15 ENE15
10 E10
10 E10
5 NNE5
5 NNE5
5 NNW5
5 NNW5
5 N5
5 SSE5
0 E0
10 SE10
clear clear rain shwrs risk tstorm clear clear clear clear risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm clear rain shwrs risk tstorm clear clear rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - 2 2 - - - - 2 1 2 13 3 1 3 4 9 18 - 1 2 - - 3 8 3 13
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
24 24 24 24 25 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 23 24 24 24 24 23 24 24 24 23 24 24 23 24 24
Low °C
24 24 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 23 24 23 23 23 23 23 24 23 23 24 23 23 24 23
Chill °C
24 24 24 24 25 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 23 24 24 24 24 23 24 24 24 23 24 24 23 24 24
Freezing level m
4900 4950 4800 4850 4850 4800 4850 4850 4900 4850 4900 4850 4850 4900 4850 4900 4900 4800 4800 4900 4850 4800 4800 4750 4700 4750 4650
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:48 - - 5:48 - - 5:48 - -
Sunset
- 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:51 - - 5:51 -

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
SHIP3089
114 km N
3m alt.
3 hours ago
26.5° C
partially cloudy
18
Light winds from the SSE
(18 kph at 140).
20.4 km
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
574 km SE
3m alt.
2 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.
1 hour ago
24.2° C
cloudy
No report.
9
Light winds from the SSE
(9 kph at 140).
10 km
Munda-New Georgia
772 km SE
6m alt.
2 hours ago
29.3° C
Haze
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 90).
15 km
Mid: overcast

* 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.