Cocos Islands
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Cocos Islands

The best time to visit Cocos Islands (Keeling Islands) is from August until December, when you will have a warm temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Cocos Islands is 30°C in January and the lowest is 28°C in July. The water temperature is between 26°C and 29°C.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Cocos Islands or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Cocos Islands weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 30 30 30 30 29 29 28 28 28 29 29 29
Water temperature (°C) 28 29 29 29 29 28 27 27 26 27 28 28
Precipitation (mm) 165 191 235 252 192 213 211 119 94 81 100 118



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Cocos Islands weather

The Cocos Islands weather for will be 26° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

5-day weather forecast Cocos Islands

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
28 june
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27°C
26°C
0.6 mm
15%
10 Bft
ESE
5
Wednesday
29 june
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27°C
26°C
1.2 mm
30%
9 Bft
ESE
7
Thursday
30 june
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27°C
26°C
4.1 mm
60%
10 Bft
ESE
7
Friday
1 july
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27°C
26°C
0.8 mm
20%
9 Bft
ESE
7
Saturday
2 july
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27°C
26°C
12.7 mm
80%
10 Bft
ESE
6

View the 14 day weather forecast for Cocos Islands


Climate Cocos Islands

The average annual temperature for Cocos Islands is 29° degrees and there is about 1973 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 183 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 7.

Cocos Islands

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 30 30 30 30 29 29 28 28 28 29 29 29
Night temp. (°C) 25 25 25 25 25 25 24 24 24 24 25 25
Water temp. (°C) 28 29 29 29 29 28 27 27 26 27 28 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 165 191 235 252 192 213 211 119 94 81 100 118
Days with rain 13 15 17 18 18 18 20 17 13 11 11 11
Dry days 18 13 14 12 13 12 11 14 17 20 19 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 11 11 10 9 9 8 7 9 9 9 8 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 7 6 7

Cocos Islands weather by month

What is the average Cocos Islands weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Cocos Islands?

Cocos Islands lies in a straight line about 8,199 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Cocos Islands).

How long is the flight to Cocos Islands?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Cocos Islands is approximately 11 h. 20 min.

How many inhabitants are there in Cocos Islands?

Cocos Islands has approximately 544 inhabitants.

How big is Cocos Islands?

The area of Cocos Islands is around 43 km². It is 28396x smaller than New Zealand.