Vanuatu Synoptic Stations

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Vanuatu Current Climate Status


Bleaching and FisheriesThe alert level on coral bleaching activity in Vanuatu remains in No stress for the whole country in December 2023.

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 for December is very likely to be below normal for all Vanuatu regions.

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 near normal for all Vanuatu islands in December.