Nadunumu Airport

NDN · Northern Province, Papua New Guinea

Statistics Nadunumu Airport 2019-2022

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport (AYPY) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 92.0 95 92 96 90
February 95.0 92 96 97 100
March 92.6 96 93 90 93
April 95.4 96 96 97 96
May 96.7 98 99 98 94
June 94.2 99 95 96 84
July 94.1 93 98 90 95
August 91.8 92 98 89 84
September 94.3 96 98 95 95
October 93.5 97 98 92 88
November 95.2 96 96 94 94
December 96.1 95 99 95 99
Average 93.8 95.2 96.4 94.0 92.7

3rd best VFR conditions of Papua New Guinea

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 8 km or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 94.3 97 95 96 91
February 98.1 93 100 100 100
March 96.2 97 96 95 97
April 97.9 97 98 99 97
May 98.9 99 100 100 97
June 97.8 100 99 100 90
July 98.0 98 100 96 98
August 96.9 98 100 99 91
September 97.9 99 99 100 96
October 97.9 100 100 97 97
November 98.4 99 98 98 98
December 99.0 99 100 99 100
Average 97.7 97.9 98.5 98.0 96.1

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 5 km or more
  • Ceiling: 1,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 31.6 32 32 33 32
February 32.1 32 33 33 32
March 31.3 32 31 32 31
April 31.3 32 32 32 32
May 31.2 32 31 32 31
June 30.2 32 31 30 30
July 30.0 31 31 30 29
August 30.0 31 31 30 29
September 31.0 32 32 31 32
October 31.3 33 32 32 30
November 32.1 33 33 32 31
December 32.7 32 32 32 33
Average 31.2 31.9 31.6 31.4 30.8

2nd highest temperature of Papua New Guinea

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 22.8 24 22 24 20
February 22.4 23 20 24 22
March 22.9 23 24 21 22
April 21.8 21 20 23 23
May 23.9 24 24 25 23
June 23.1 24 24 24 23
July 21.4 23 24 23 22
August 20.3 24 24 22 21
September 23.4 24 24 23 23
October 23.0 24 24 21 24
November 23.5 23 24 24 22
December 23.8 23 24 24 24
Average 22.7 23.1 22.9 23.1 22.4

3rd lowest temperature of Papua New Guinea

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 7.7 7 12 6 8
February 4.4 11 8 3 0
March 6.7 5 9 12 4
April 4.1 6 9 3 1
May 0.9 2 1 0 1
June 2.7 0 5 2 6
July 1.8 3 1 5 1
August 3.1 2 0 2 9
September 1.9 1 1 1 4
October 2.7 1 1 3 5
November 2.2 4 5 2 2
December 3.2 10 5 3 0
Average 3.3 4.1 4.6 3.4 3.5

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 10.6 10 11 12 11
February 11.7 10 11 13 15
March 9.9 10 10 11 10
April 9.7 9 9 11 11
May 11.6 10 12 14 11
June 12.6 10 12 13 15
July 13.3 13 12 14 15
August 13.8 13 13 13 15
September 13.6 11 13 15 16
October 11.8 11 11 14 12
November 11.7 11 11 12 12
December 11.1 10 11 11 13
Average 11.6 10.7 11.2 12.6 13.0

2nd highest wind speed of Papua New Guinea

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 293° 285° 266° 291°
February 288° 300° 296° 289°
March 268° 261° 284° 253°
April 223° 210° 167° 162°
May 175° 160° 159° 152°
June 168° 160° 154° 140°
July 158° 156° 152° 147°
August 161° 159° 158° 154°
September 173° 156° 154° 155°
October 183° 174° 161° 158°
November 187° 190° 172° 162°
December 227° 264° 227° 190°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

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