Shefa Province - Rainfall Sites

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Shefa Current Climate Status

Bleaching

Bleaching and FisheriesCurrent Coral Bleaching alert for Shefa is No Stress. Outlook remains at No Stress for the next 4 weeks.

El Nino Southern Oscillation

El Nino Southern Oscillation ENSO updateThe El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) outlook remained at El Niño WATCH as climate models showed sea surface temperatures remain close to El Niño threshold, and relevant atmospheric indicators continued at the ENSO neutral phase. The gradual cooling of sub-surface temperatures over the past months weakened in May, while the warm surface temperatures across the equatorial Pacific persist.

Rainfall

Rainfall and WaterOn a 30 year average (1981-10), Bauerfield experiences around 182.6mm of rain in May. In 2019, the station recorded 53.8mm total rainfall, placing it at below normal. No data available for Port Vila.

Sea Surface Temperature

Sea Surface Temperature and FisheriesSea surface temperatures are normal around Shefa.