Mendi

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Mendi
Mendi is located in Papua New Guinea
Mendi
Mendi
Location within Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: 6°8′52″S 143°39′26″E / 6.14778°S 143.65722°E / -6.14778; 143.65722
Country Papua New Guinea
Province Southern Highlands
District Mendi-Munihu District
LLG Mendi Urban
Elevation 1,620 m (5,310 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 56,055
 • Rank 10th
Languages
 • Main languages Tok Pisin, Angal, Kewa
 • Traditional language Angal
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
Postcode 251

Mendi, Papua New Guinea, is the provincial capital of the Southern Highlands Province.

Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as subtropical highland (Cfb).[1] Temperatures and rainfall are relatively the same round the year.

Climate data for Mendi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 23.8
(74.8)
23.6
(74.5)
23.4
(74.1)
23.6
(74.5)
23.6
(74.5)
22.6
(72.7)
21.9
(71.4)
22.3
(72.1)
22.7
(72.9)
23.3
(73.9)
23.7
(74.7)
23.7
(74.7)
23.18
(73.73)
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.3
(64.9)
18.3
(64.9)
18.2
(64.8)
18.2
(64.8)
18.2
(64.8)
17.1
(62.8)
16.8
(62.2)
17.2
(63)
17.5
(63.5)
17.6
(63.7)
17.8
(64)
18.2
(64.8)
17.78
(64.02)
Average low °C (°F) 12.8
(55)
13.1
(55.6)
13.1
(55.6)
12.8
(55)
12.8
(55)
11.7
(53.1)
11.8
(53.2)
12.1
(53.8)
12.4
(54.3)
12
(54)
11.9
(53.4)
12.7
(54.9)
12.43
(54.41)
Precipitation mm (inches) 239
(9.41)
261
(10.28)
286
(11.26)
246
(9.69)
209
(8.23)
192
(7.56)
211
(8.31)
244
(9.61)
263
(10.35)
270
(10.63)
221
(8.7)
252
(9.92)
2,894
(113.95)
Source: Climate-Data.org, altitude: 1740m[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Climate: Mendi - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 1 November 2013.