Vanuatu Synoptic Stations

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Vanuatu Current Climate Status


Bleaching and FisheriesCoral Reef Watch is in place for the northern islands, and No Stress is in place for the central and southern islands.

El Nino Southern Oscillation

El Nino Southern Oscillation ENSO updateENSO is at Neutral. No El Nino or La Nina.


Rainfall and WaterRainfall for December 2019 was still below normal at some stations, while other stations recorded normal rainfall. Rainfall was below normal at Sola, Pekoa, and Port Vila. While Lamap, Bauerfield and Whitegrass recorded normal rainfall.

Sea Surface Temperature

Sea Surface Temperature and FisheriesWaters around Sanma and Shefa are slightly warmer than average reaching up to +0.5 degrees Celsius. Waters around Torba, Malampa and Tafea are slightly cooler reaching -0.5 degrees Celsius below average.