Vanuatu Synoptic Stations

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Vanuatu Current Climate Status

Bleaching

Bleaching and FisheriesAlert Level: No stress, the climatic models show results of no coral bleaching alert over all Vanuatu Regions in October 2021.

El Nino Southern Oscillation

El Nino Southern Oscillation ENSO updateThe ENSO outlook has been raised to La Nina ALERT. This means there is a 70% chance for a La Nina to develop in the coming months. La Nina typically brings above normal rainfall over Vanuatu, with impacts such as flooding, river overflow, with possible landslides/mudslides over some parts of the country.

Rainfall

Rainfall and WaterAccording to the climate models, The country will experienced above normal rainfall over northern and central regions while near normal rainfall is expected over banks group, from 1 to 10 October 2021

Sea Surface Temperature

Sea Surface Temperature and FisheriesSea surface temperatures of 24 - 25 degrees Celsius persisted over southern Regions and 28 degrees Celsius over northern regions in October 2021.