Shefa Province - Rainfall Sites

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Shefa Current Climate Status


Bleaching and FisheriesCoral Bleaching Alert for Shefa is No Stress for June.

El Nino Southern Oscillation

El Nino Southern Oscillation ENSO updateThe El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Outlook has shifted to La Niña WATCH. This means the chance of La Niña forming in 2020 has increased to 50%. Cooling in the Topical Pacific has continued, with majority of models anticipating this cooling will be close to the threshold for La Niña by early spring (September - November 2020).


Rainfall and WaterNormal rainfall was recorded in Bauerfield and Port Vila in May. Below normal rainfall is the most likely outcome for the Shefa group in July.

Sea Surface Temperature

Sea Surface Temperature and FisheriesSea surface temperatures are currently 0.5 degree Celsius above normal over Epi and the Shepherds islands. Efate currently experiences 0.5 degree Celsius below normal.