Dortheys Hiyo Eluay International Airport

WAJJ · Papua, Indonesia

Climate Dortheys Hiyo Eluay International Airport 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Dortheys Hiyo Eluay International Airport (WAJJ) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 95.9 98 100 98 92 95
February 97.1 99 98 99 92 99
March 97.3 97 99 99 98 98
April 97.3 98 98 98 96 98
May 97.4 93 99 99 98 98
June 97.1 97 99 97 99
July 97.2 98 99 95 99
August 97.3 94 99 99 98
September 97.8 98 100 99 96
October 97.3 99 100 99 98
November 97.8 100 99 97 97
December 96.2 97 94 98 97
Average 97.1 96.9 97.9 98.6 96.6 97.7

1st best VFR conditions of Indonesia

VFR conditions during daylight period

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

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 98.9 100 100 100 94 100
February 99.5 100 99 100 100 100
March 99.3 99 100 100 100 99
April 99.6 99 100 100 100 100
May 99.5 99 100 99 100 100
June 99.2 100 100 99 100
July 99.4 99 99 98 100
August 99.7 99 100 100 100
September 99.5 100 100 100 99
October 99.5 99 100 100 99
November 99.6 100 100 99 100
December 98.8 98 99 100 100
Average 99.3 99.1 99.4 99.8 99.0 99.5

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

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

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 32.3 32 32 32 34 32
February 31.8 32 32 32 31 33
March 32.2 32 33 34 32 32
April 32.3 33 32 32 32 33
May 33.0 32 33 33 34 34
June 32.5 32 34 32 33
July 32.1 33 33 32 34
August 32.5 33 33 33 33
September 33.0 33 34 34 34
October 33.3 34 34 33 33
November 32.7 34 34 33 33
December 32.2 32 32 33 33
Average 32.4 32.0 32.6 33.0 32.7 32.9

1st highest temperature of Indonesia

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 23.8 25 24 24 24 25
February 24.0 24 24 23 24 25
March 23.8 25 24 24 24 24
April 24.0 25 24 24 24 24
May 24.4 25 25 25 25 25
June 23.6 24 24 24 24
July 23.4 25 24 23 24
August 23.6 24 24 24 24
September 24.1 25 24 24 25
October 24.2 24 25 25 24
November 24.0 25 24 25 24
December 24.1 25 24 25 24
Average 23.9 24.5 24.3 24.1 24.1 24.3

15th lowest temperature of Indonesia

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.4 9 7 10 4 11
February 9.4 5 15 8 19 3
March 7.4 7 5 7 9 7
April 7.2 7 9 7 10 5
May 7.2 13 9 3 9 6
June 6.0 8 2 12 3
July 8.5 8 6 9 3
August 7.5 9 7 5 11
September 4.4 7 1 4 5
October 4.7 5 3 4 5
November 7.0 2 6 5 10
December 9.5 8 17 7 12
Average 7.3 8.1 7.4 6.0 7.9 6.7

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 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.2 5 6 8 6 10
February 7.6 5 7 6 7 10
March 7.2 5 7 6 7 9
April 6.2 5 6 6 6 7
May 5.5 5 6 6 5 6
June 5.6 5 7 6 5
July 5.3 5 6 5 6
August 6.0 6 6 6 6
September 6.2 5 7 6 6
October 5.9 6 7 6 6
November 5.9 7 6 5 6
December 6.5 5 6 8 6
Average 6.2 4.9 5.9 6.4 6.0 6.7

1st highest wind speed of Indonesia

Average wind speed

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

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 243° 249° 274° 229° 278°
February 253° 272° 269° 272° 279°
March 235° 261° 202° 266° 279°
April 113° 238° 181° 255° 269°
May 110° 213° 145° 141° 154°
June 145° 129° 134° 131°
July 142° 136° 143° 133°
August 141° 129° 135° 133°
September 140° 131° 132° 129°
October 200° 133° 136° 143°
November 234° 227° 141° 180°
December 248° 269° 275° 239°

Prevailing wind direction

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