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Merauke, Papua Climate & Temperature

  • Merauke, Papua, Indonesia is at 8°28'S, 140°22'E, 3 m (10 ft). See map.
  • Merauke, Papua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Merauke, Papua is situated in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 26 degrees Celsius (78.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Merauke, Papua Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1456 mm (57.3 inches) which is equivalent to 1456 Litres/m² (35.71 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Merauke, Papua you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Turiacu, Brazil where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate (Tropical moist forest biome).

Merauke, Papua Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 25 (77) 25 (77) 25 (77) 26 (79) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 26 (79) 27 (81) 26 (79) 26 (79) 25 (77) 26 (79)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 37 (1) 16 (1) 8 (0) 27 (1) 62 (2) 226 (9) 204 (8) 352 (14) 202 (8) 186 (7) 83 (3) 53 (2) 1456 (57)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 9 (29) 5 (16) 4 (13) 5 (16) 9 (30) 13 (42) 18 (58) 17 (60) 17 (55) 13 (43) 8 (26) 10 (33) 128 (35)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 40' 11h 50' 12h 04' 12h 18' 12h 30' 12h 36' 12h 33' 12h 23' 12h 10' 11h 55' 11h 43' 11h 37' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 61 69.4 80.6 85.6 78.1 75 78.2 86 81.2 69.7 61.4 58.1 73.6

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