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)
Average 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.