The best times to visit Tingwon Island for ideal weather are

May 14th to June 3rd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Tingwon Island Travel Info

Weather in Tingwon Island

Temperature

Average temperatures in Tingwon Island vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the bottom 1 percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Tingwon Island, the hottest months are December, November, and then October. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late November where highs are regularly around 88°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.6°F (27°C) at night.

Tingwon Island Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Tingwon Island Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Tingwon Island Perceived Temperature (F)

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Tingwon Island Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Tingwon Island Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 85.7 82.6 79
Feb 87 83.4 79
Mar 86.6 82.8 78.5
Apr 86.8 83 78.8
May 87.4 83.1 78.4
Jun 86.9 82.5 77.7
Jul 86.7 82.4 77.4
Aug 86 82.7 77.4
Sep 86.4 83.1 78.3
Oct 86.8 83.6 79.7
Nov 86.7 83.8 80.1
Dec 87.1 84.3 80

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.8 28.1 26.1
Feb 30.6 28.6 26.1
Mar 30.3 28.2 25.8
Apr 30.4 28.3 26
May 30.8 28.4 25.8
Jun 30.5 28.1 25.4
Jul 30.4 28 25.2
Aug 30 28.2 25.2
Sep 30.2 28.4 25.7
Oct 30.4 28.7 26.5
Nov 30.4 28.8 26.7
Dec 30.6 29.1 26.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tingwon Island are December, May, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Tingwon Island? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Tingwon Island.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tingwon Island (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 58% 0 13.2
Feb 45% 0 7
Mar 39% 0 8.7
Apr 38% 0 7.8
May 28% 0 6
Jun 33% 0 9.7
Jul 31% 0 6.7
Aug 34% 0 5.7
Sep 41% 0 11.6
Oct 43% 0 7.4
Nov 50% 0 6.6
Dec 23% 0 5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 58 0 33.5
Feb 45 0 17.8
Mar 39 0 22.1
Apr 38 0 19.8
May 28 0 15.2
Jun 33 0 24.6
Jul 31 0 17
Aug 34 0 14.5
Sep 41 0 29.5
Oct 43 0 18.8
Nov 50 0 16.8
Dec 23 0 12.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Tingwon Island has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (71.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (78.8%).

Wind in Tingwon Island is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by March and October. November’s average wind speed of around 6.3 knots (7.2 MPH or 11.6 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 10.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Tingwon Island.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.6 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.5 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 6 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.4 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
May 4.8 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.6 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.1 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 5 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.6 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 5 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.8%
Feb 73.8%
Mar 75.1%
Apr 77%
May 76.2%
Jun 77.7%
Jul 75.8%
Aug 74.3%
Sep 73.1%
Oct 72.8%
Nov 75.3%
Dec 71.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Tingwon Island?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Papua New Guinea; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 20, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Tingwon Island, Papua New Guinea is July, followed by September and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Tingwon Island in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58.3 in December means 58.3% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Tingwon Island Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.8°F (31°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 10 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Tingwon Island, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 88°F (31.1°C) and 85.5°F (29.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 12 to 15 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Tingwon Island to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.8°F (31°C) and 84.2°F (29°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 7 to 18 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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