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Elevation: 115 feet     Latitude: 09 27S     Longitude: 147 12E
Köppen Classification: Tropical Rainforest Climate



A tropical rainforest climate, also known as an equatorial climate, is a tropical climate usually (but not always) found along the equator. Tropical rainforest climate is a type of tropical climate in which there is no dry season - all months have mean precipitation values of at least 60 mm (2.36 in). Tropical rainforest climates have no pronounced summer or winter; it is typically hot and wet throughout the year and rainfall is both heavy and frequent. One day in an equatorial climate can be very similar to the next, while the change in temperature between day and night may be larger than the average change in temperature between "summer" and "winter".

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Af". (Tropical Rainforest Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Port Moresby is 81.0°F (27.2°C). The warmest month, on average, is January with an average temperature of 82.0°F (27.8°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 78.0°F (25.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Port Moresby is 97.0°F (36.1°C), which was recorded in January. The lowest recorded temperature in Port Moresby is 57.0°F (13.9°C), which was recorded in July.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Port Moresby is 46.4" (1178.6 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is March with 8.3" (210.8 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 0.9" (22.9 mm).

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