The climate in Vanuatu

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 4 measuring stations in Vanuatu.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: tropics

It is yearlong warm or hot.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Vanuatu

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in Vanuatu

Climate charts for other regions in Vanuatu

rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in Vanuatu
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Vanuatu

Temperature records of the last 70 years

The hottest temperature measured from 1949 to December 2019 was reported by the Port Vila Efate weather station. In March 2018 the record temperature of 38.4 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 6 weather stations in Vanuatu below 40 metres altitude, was recorded in 2010 with an average temperature of 24.4 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 22.6 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 28.2 °C.

The coldest day in these 70 years was reported by the weather station White Grass Airp Tanna. Here the temperature dropped to -10.5 °C in October 2019. White Grass Airp Tanna lies at an altitude of 8 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1993 with an average temperature of 25.2 °C. In Vanuatu, it is usual to have about 1.3 degrees more at 26.5 °C for this three-month period.