Vanuatu weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Vanuatu

The best time to visit in Vanuatu is in January and February and April until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Vanuatu is 29°C in February and the lowest is 25°C in July.

Vanuatu has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Vanuatu 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 weather Vanuatu by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 29 28 28 27 26 25 25 25 26 26 27
Precipitation (mm) 116 124 153 139 71 52 34 32 32 42 54 94
Climate data from city: Port-Vila

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14 day weather forecast Vanuatu

The weather for in Vanuatu will be 28° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Vanuatu is based on the weather conditions in the city of Port-Vila.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
27° 3.5 mm 55% 5 m/s 10
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
27° 4.2 mm 60% 4 m/s 6
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
27° 7.1 mm 70% 4 m/s 4
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
27° 2.1 mm 40% 3 m/s 9
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
27° 0.8 mm 20% 4 m/s 11
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
27° 1.9 mm 40% 5 m/s 11
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
27° 0.5 mm 15% 4 m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
27° 1.4 mm 30% 6 m/s 11
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
27° 1.2 mm 30% 7 m/s 6
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
27° 0.9 mm 25% 7 m/s 4
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
27° 5.8 mm 65% 7 m/s 1
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
27° 4.7 mm 60% 6 m/s 2
Sunday 7 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
27° 4.4 mm 60% 5 m/s 1
Monday 8 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
27° 2.6 mm 45% 4 m/s 1

Climate Vanuatu

Vanuatu has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Vanuatu is 27° degrees and there is about 942 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 83 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Vanuatu

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 29 28 28 27 26 25 25 25 26 26 27
Night temp. (°C) 27 28 28 27 26 25 24 24 24 25 26 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 116 124 153 139 71 52 34 32 32 42 54 94
Days with rain 22 23 25 23 17 17 16 15 13 14 16 20
Dry days 9 5 6 7 14 13 15 16 17 17 14 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 9 8 6 5 5 5 7 7 8 10
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7
Climate data from city: Port-Vila

Vanuatu weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Vanuatu? 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 Vanuatu?

Vanuatu lies in a straight line about 13,599 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Port-Vila).

How long is the flight to Vanuatu?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Vanuatu is approximately 17 hours.

What are the largest airports in Vanuatu?

These are the largest airports in Vanuatu:

  • Bauerfield International Airport – Port-Vila
  • Santo Pekoa International Airport – Luganville

How many inhabitants are there in Vanuatu?

Vanuatu has approximately 289,700 inhabitants.

How big is Vanuatu?

The area of Vanuatu is around 12,200 km². It is 100x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Vanuatu?

The capital of Vanuatu is Port-Vila.

What is the currency of Vanuatu?

In Vanuatu the Vanuatu vatu (VUV) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 October 2021

  • 1 Vanuatu vatu = 7.27 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.14 Vanuatu vatu
  • 10 Vanuatu vatu = 72.69 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 1.38 Vanuatu vatu
  • 100 Vanuatu vatu = 726.87 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 13.76 Vanuatu vatu

What is the area code of Vanuatu?

The area code to call Vanuatu is +678.