Christmas Island weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Christmas Island

The best time to visit in Christmas Island is from July until October, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Christmas Island is 28°C in January and the lowest is 26°C in June. The water temperature is between 26°C and 29°C.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Christmas Island 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 Christmas Island by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 28 28 28 27 26 26 26 27 27 28 27
Water temp. (°C) 28 29 29 29 29 28 27 27 26 27 28 28
Precipitation (mm) 297 343 303 229 184 176 97 22 56 76 165 225

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14 day weather forecast Christmas Island

The weather for in Christmas Island will be around 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 Christmas Island is based on the weather conditions in the city of Flying Fish Cove.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 0.6 mm 15% 8 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 7.5 mm 70% 9 m/s 4
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 4.8 mm 60% 9 m/s 7
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 0.5 mm 15% 8 m/s 5
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
26°
28° 0.2 mm 20% 7 m/s 11
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
28° 1.3 mm 30% 6 m/s 5
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 1.6 mm 35% 7 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 4.0 mm 55% 7 m/s 4
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
28° 8.3 mm 75% 7 m/s 5
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 4.9 mm 60% 8 m/s 3
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 3.6 mm 55% 10 m/s 5
Sunday 7 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
28° 0.7 mm 20% 9 m/s 3
Monday 8 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 1.6 mm 35% 8 m/s 3
Tuesday 9 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 1.9 mm 40% 8 m/s 3

Climate Christmas Island

The average annual temperature for Christmas Island is 27° degrees and there is about 2173 mm 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.

Climate table of Christmas Island

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 28 28 27 26 26 26 27 27 28 27
Night temp. (°C) 24 24 25 25 24 23 23 23 23 23 24 23
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) 297 343 303 229 184 176 97 22 56 76 165 225
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
Climate data from city: Flying Fish Cove

Christmas Island weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Christmas Island? 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 16,649 km 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.

How many inhabitants are there in Christmas Island?

Christmas Island has approximately 1,843 inhabitants.

How big is Christmas Island?

The area of Christmas Island is around 135 km². It is 1805x 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.