Best Time to Visit Vanuatu

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Vanuatu. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Port Vila. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Vanuatu for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 19 °C to 31 °C
Waves Symbol 25 °C to 28 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 3.913.31 in (7 – 15 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Vanuatu: Overview

JanuaryJan
Up to 10.12 in of rainof rain
FebruaryFeb
Up to 10.71 in of rainof rain
MarchMar
Up to 11.1 in of rainof rain
AprilApr
Up to 13.31 in of rainof rain
MayMay
Up to 9.61 in of rainof rain
JuneJun
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SeptemberSep
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NovemberNov
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DecemberDec
Up to 8.31 in of rainof rain

Climate Chart Vanuatu

Port Vila

Climate Chart Port Vila
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Vanuatu

In the following, you will find the climate table for Vanuatu, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Port Vila (Vanuatu)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature30°31°30°29°27°27°26°26°27°28°29°30°
Night Temperature23°24°23°23°21°20°19°19°20°21°22°23°
Water Temperature28°28°28°27°27°27°26°26°25°26°27°28°
Precipitation (inch)10.1210.7111.113.319.6156.224.923.95.396.57.91
Rainy days141415141011108781011
Hours of Sunshine676666667677
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Port Vila is 24.8 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: February (27.1 °C)
Coldest month: July (22.4 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Port Vila is 28 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
all months

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 94.69 inch on 132 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): January, February, March, April, May, and December
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 62.76 in

You cannot expect snow in any month in Port Vila.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, September is the sunniest month with an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Port Vila (Station Port-Vila)
few clouds     few clouds, 23 °C
Clouds: 20 %       Wind: 2 mph NO
Air Pressure: 1012 hPa       Humidity: 100 %
Last updated: 18th Apr 2019, 01:00 pm
The next days …
19th Apr 201920th Apr 201921st Apr 201922nd Apr 201923rd Apr 201924th Apr 2019
heavy intensity rain27 °C to 28 °Cheavy intensity rain27 °C to 27 °Cvery heavy rain26 °C to 27 °Clight rain27 °C to 28 °Clight rain27 °C to 28 °Clight rain27 °C to 27 °C
27 °C to 28 °C27 °C to 27 °C26 °C to 27 °C27 °C to 28 °C27 °C to 28 °C27 °C to 27 °C
Clouds: 99 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 96 %Clouds: 46 %Clouds: 49 %
0.75 in of rain0.55 in of rain2.14 in of rain0.02 in of rain0.03 in of rain0.02 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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South Pacific Islands: Regions

Vanuatu is part of the holiday destination South Pacific Islands. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

Vanuatu: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 3 reviews for Vanuatu holiday already. Average rating is 4.7 of 5 stars.
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    Heidegrud, 68 years old was there in April

    it was very hot, but it was a pleasant heat. one could go swimming nicely and it did not rain on any day!

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Ute, 63 years old was there in November

    The weather was perfect for exploring this beautiful island, either by car, boat or on foot. Pleasant warmth, not too hot, no paralyzing high humidity, almost always sun – simply’good mood weather!

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Damaris, 61 years old was there in November

    We had a few rainy days, but also sunny days, always pleasantly warm and bathing weather.

    Weather Rating: 4 stars – Good

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