The best time to visit Vanuatu is during the dry season from May to October when the islands average 23°C (73°F), with an average high of 26°C (79°F).
The cool season lasts from June to September – probably not the best time to visit if you’re hoping to laze around on a beach, but great for hiking through the rainforest.
Winter nights in Port Vila can drop to 19°C (66°F).
The summer wet season runs from November through April, with an average temperature of 28°C (82°F) and a high of 30°C (86°F) in January, when you can also expect heavy rains. December to March is cyclone time.
|Ave Temp (°C)||27||27||26||26||24||23||22||22||22||24||25||25|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||30||30||29||28||27||26||26||26||26||28||29||30|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||22||23||22||22||20||18||18||17||17||19||20||21|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||11||10||8||8||8||7||8||8||9||9||9||9|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||13||13||12||12||11||11||11||12||12||13||13||13|
|Ave Humidity (%)||85||85||90||90||90||85||85||85||85||85||85||85|
|Days with some Rain||19||19||22||21||18||18||17||16||13||15||14||16|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||240||340||300||270||220||180||70||70||70||90||130||190|
|Sea Temp (°C)||28||29||29||28||27||26||26||26||26||26||27||28|
|(Port-Vila, Efate, Vanuatu)||J||F||M||A||M||J||J||A||S||O||N||D|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from Fiji Meteorological Service.
Latest update: Best time to visit Vanuatu: 23 May, 2020
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