Vulnerability, Risk Reduction, and Adaptation to Climate Change: Climate Risk and Adaptation Country Profile: Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea has a monsoonal climate characterized by high temperatures and humidity throughout the year. Two monsoonal seasons are recognized: the northwest monsoons, which occur from December to March, and the southwest Monsoons, which occur from May to October. Indeed, the country is home to one of the wettest climates of the world and rainfall in many areas of the country exceeds 2500 mm, with the heaviest events occurring in the highlands. Temperatures are relatively steady across the country, and mean temperatures in Port Moresby range from 26:C to 28:C.

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