Port-Vila weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Port-Vila

The best time to visit in Port-Vila 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 Port-Vila is 29°C in February and the lowest is 25°C in July. The water temperature is between 26°C and 30°C.

Port-Vila has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Port-Vila 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 Port-Vila 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
Water temp. (°C) 30 29 29 28 28 27 26 26 26 27 27 29
Precipitation (mm) 116 124 153 139 71 52 34 32 32 42 54 94

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14 day weather forecast Port-Vila

The weather for in Port-Vila will be 25° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
26° 0.9 mm 25% 6 m/s 3
Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
26° 1.1 mm 25% 6 m/s 4
Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
26° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 6
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
22°
26° 0.2 mm 20% 6 m/s 7
Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
21°
26° 7.9 mm 70% 7 m/s 3
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
21°
26° 10.6 mm 80% 6 m/s 3
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
26° 5.6 mm 65% 8 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
26° 4.2 mm 60% 8 m/s 3
Sunday 3 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
26° 9.0 mm 75% 5 m/s 8
Monday 4 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
26° 5.7 mm 65% 3 m/s 6
Tuesday 5 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
26° 0.6 mm 15% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 6 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
22°
26° 0.3 mm 10% 4 m/s 1
Thursday 7 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
26° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 0
Friday 8 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
26° 0.3 mm 10% 5 m/s 0

Climate Port-Vila

Port-Vila has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Port-Vila 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 Port-Vila

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
Water temp. (°C) 30 29 29 28 28 27 26 26 26 27 27 29
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

Port-Vila weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Port-Vila? 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 Port-Vila?

Port-Vila is located in Vanuatu. It lies in a straight line at 13,596 km from New York.

The coordinates of Port-Vila are:

  • Latitude: -17.733333
  • Longitude: 168.316667

The GPS coordinates are 17° 43' S, 168° 19' E

How long is the flight to Port-Vila?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Port-Vila is approximately 13 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Port-Vila?

These are the airports closests to Port-Vila:

  • Bauerfield International Airport (4 km) – Port-Vila
  • Santo Pekoa International Airport (274 km) – Luganville

How many inhabitants are there in Port-Vila?

Port-Vila has approximately 44,040 inhabitants.

How big is Port-Vila?

The area of Port-Vila is around 2,221 km².

What is the currency of Port-Vila?

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

Exchange rates on 25 September 2021

  • 1 Vanuatu vatu = 112.11 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.009 Vanuatu vatu
  • 10 Vanuatu vatu = 1,121.06 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.089 Vanuatu vatu
  • 100 Vanuatu vatu = 11,210.63 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 0.89 Vanuatu vatu

What is the area code of Port-Vila?

The area code to call Port-Vila is +678.