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Lihir Island
Weather Forecast, Papua New Guinea

 

Lihir Island Weather (Days 0-3):

Heavy rain (total 25mm), heaviest during Fri night. Warm (max 24°C on Fri afternoon, min 23°C on Fri afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Warm (max 24°C on Mon afternoon, min 22°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

Moderate rain (total 18mm), heaviest on Sat night. Warm (max 24°C on Thu afternoon, min 23°C on Thu night). Mainly fresh winds.

Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sun
29
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
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
rain showers
thunderstorm
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
Wind km/h
5 S5
10 SE10
10 SE10
15 SE15
15 E15
10 NE10
5 NE5
5 N5
10 NW10
15 NW15
15 NW15
10 WNW10
10 WNW10
5 ESE5
10 ENE10
10 ENE10
15 E15
15 E15
15 ESE15
15 ESE15
20 SE20
20 SE20
25 SE25
25 SE25
25 ESE25
25 ESE25
20 ESE20
clear risk tstorm risk tstorm some clouds risk tstorm risk tstorm clear risk tstorm risk tstorm clear rain shwrs risk tstorm clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds clear rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm risk tstorm clear
Rain
Rain mm
- 5 2 - 4 2 - 8 4 - 3 1 - - - - - - - - - 1 4 4 2 7 -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
24 23 23 23 24 23 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 23 24 24 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
Low °C
23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 24 24 23 24 24 22 23 24 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
Chill °C
24 23 23 23 24 23 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 23 24 24 23 23 23 23 23 23 23
Freezing level m
4850 4850 4850 4950 4850 4850 4900 4800 4800 4800 4750 4700 4800 4800 4950 5000 4850 4900 4950 4850 4850 4900 4800 4700 4800 4750 4750
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- - 5:39 - - 5:39 - - 5:37 - - 5:37 - - 5:37 - - 5:37 - - 5:37 - - 5:35 - - 5:35
Sunset
5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:44 - - 5:44 - - 5:44 - - 5:44 - -

Lihir Island Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Lihir Island is: Heavy rain (total 25mm), heaviest during Fri nightWarm (max 24°C on Fri afternoon, min 23°C on Fri afternoon)Wind will be generally light.

Lihir Island Weather (Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Mon nightWarm (max 24°C on Mon afternoon, min 22°C on Wed night)Wind will be generally light.

Lihir Island Weather (Days 6-9):

Moderate rain (total 18mm), heaviest on Sat nightWarm (max 24°C on Thu afternoon, min 23°C on Thu night)Mainly fresh winds.

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
lightning 102km NNE of Kimbe
284 km SSW
0m alt.
3 hours ago
° C
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
lightning 145km WSW of Kavieng
337 km WSW
0m alt.
3 hours ago
° C
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
lightning 225km WSW of Panguna
469 km SSE
0m alt.
3 hours ago
° C
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
Kapingamarangi Atoll
521 km NNE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
30.6° C
-
7
Light winds from the W
(7 kph at 280).
44 km
Mid: few
Taro Island
573 km SE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
26.9° C
cloudy
Distant precipitation but not falling at station.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
20 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* 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.