Christmas Island
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Christmas Island

To go to Christmas Island, the best time to visit is July through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Christmas Island, January is the warmest month with 0°F and the most cold month is 0°F in January. The maximum water temperature is 84°F and the lowest water temperature is 79°F.

In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in Christmas Island, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Christmas Island by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water temperature (°F) 82 84 84 84 84 82 81 81 79 81 82 82
Precipitation (inch) 117 135 119 90 72 69 38 9 22 30 65 89

Weather data from: Flying Fish Cove




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Christmas Island weather

The weather for Christmas Island over the next 14 days will be 77°F till 81° with several days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature will be 81°F.

The weather forecast for Christmas Island is based on the weather in Flying Fish Cove.

5-day weather forecast Christmas Island

Weather
Max/min
Water
Rain
Wind
Sunday
25 september
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81°F
79°F
81°F
0.1 in
9 m/s
Monday
26 september
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81°F
79°F
81°F
0.4 in
9 m/s
Tuesday
27 september
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79°F
79°F
81°F
0.4 in
9 m/s
Wednesday
28 september
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79°F
77°F
81°F
0.5 in
8 m/s
Thursday
29 september
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79°F
77°F
81°F
0.3 in
8 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Christmas Island


Climate Christmas Island

The average annual temperature for Christmas Island is 52° degrees and there is about 855 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 191 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 7.

Christmas Island

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Night temp. (°F) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water temp. (°F) 82 84 84 84 84 82 81 81 79 81 82 82
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 117 135 119 90 72 69 38 9 22 30 65 89
Days with rain 19 20 22 18 17 14 13 10 9 4 12 16
Dry days 12 8 9 12 14 16 18 21 21 27 18 15
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

Weather data from: Flying Fish Cove

Christmas Island weather by month

What is the average Christmas Island 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 Christmas Island?

Christmas Island lies in a straight line about 10,345 miles from United States (New York → Flying Fish Cove).

How long is the flight to Christmas Island?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Christmas Island is approximately 18 h. 40 min.

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What are the largest airports in Christmas Island?

These are the largest airports in Christmas Island:

  • Christmas Island Airport (XCH)

How many inhabitants does Christmas Island have?

Christmas Island has 1,843 inhabitants.

How big is Christmas Island?

The surface area of Christmas Island is 84 mi². It is 2904x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Christmas Island?

The capital of Christmas Island is Flying Fish Cove.

What is the area code of Christmas Island?

The area code to call Christmas Island is +6724.