Vanuatu Synoptic Stations

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Vanuatu Current Climate Status


Bleaching and FisheriesThe activity of coral bleaching in Vanuatu during the month of September is in No stress level for all regions.

El Nino Southern Oscillation

El Nino Southern Oscillation ENSO updateEl Niño is currently underway in the Pacific. All surveyed models indicate SSTs will remain above El Niño thresholds until at least the end of the 2023–24 southern hemisphere summer (December to February).


Rainfall and WaterRainfall is the Amount of rain falling within an area in a given time. Rainfall outlook for all Vanuatu regions from 30rd September to 6th October is likely to be below normal over the northern region and very likely to be below normal over the southern region.

Sea Surface Temperature

Sea Surface Temperature and FisheriesSea surface temperature is the temperature of the ocean water close to the surface(1mm to 100m below).Sea surface temperatures are expected to be above 25°C for most of the country, and up to 28°C in northern islands.