The best times to visit Bokissa Island for ideal weather are

early to mid August

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Bokissa Island Travel Info

Weather in Bokissa Island


Average temperatures in Bokissa Island vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the bottom 1 percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bokissa Island, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late December where highs are regularly around 87.5°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73°F (22.8°C) at night.

Bokissa Island Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Bokissa Island Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Bokissa Island Perceived Temperature (F)


Bokissa Island Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Bokissa Island Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 87 81.2 73.8
Feb 87.2 81.1 73.6
Mar 86.7 80.6 73.4
Apr 86.5 80.1 72.8
May 84.6 79.4 72.4
Jun 83.6 78.7 72
Jul 82.4 77.6 70.5
Aug 82.9 77.8 70.2
Sep 83.9 78.6 70.7
Oct 84.6 79.3 72
Nov 85.9 80.3 72.9
Dec 87.2 81.2 72.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.6 27.3 23.2
Feb 30.7 27.3 23.1
Mar 30.4 27 23
Apr 30.3 26.7 22.7
May 29.2 26.3 22.4
Jun 28.7 25.9 22.2
Jul 28 25.3 21.4
Aug 28.3 25.4 21.2
Sep 28.8 25.9 21.5
Oct 29.2 26.3 22.2
Nov 29.9 26.8 22.7
Dec 30.7 27.3 22.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bokissa Island are August, October, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in Bokissa Island? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bokissa Island.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bokissa Island (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 50% 0 13.7
Feb 52% 0 11.4
Mar 52% 0 14.4
Apr 46% 0 9.9
May 33% 0 9.1
Jun 34% 0 8.4
Jul 28% 0 5.4
Aug 22% 0 4.4
Sep 28% 0 5.7
Oct 28% 0 7.3
Nov 35% 0 8.5
Dec 39% 0 7.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 50 0 34.8
Feb 52 0 29
Mar 52 0 36.6
Apr 46 0 25.1
May 33 0 23.1
Jun 34 0 21.3
Jul 28 0 13.7
Aug 22 0 11.2
Sep 28 0 14.5
Oct 28 0 18.5
Nov 35 0 21.6
Dec 39 0 19.8


Humidity and Wind

Bokissa Island has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (74.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (83%).

Wind in Bokissa Island is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by September and July. October’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 12.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bokissa Island.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.7 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.1 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.2 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
May 5.9 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.5 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 7 Gentle breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.9 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Sep 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.3 Gentle breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.5%
Feb 81.7%
Mar 82.7%
Apr 83%
May 78.7%
Jun 79.5%
Jul 77.3%
Aug 75.5%
Sep 74.6%
Oct 75.8%
Nov 76.9%
Dec 78.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Bokissa Island?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Vanuatu; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Bokissa Island, Vanuatu is November, followed by June and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bokissa Island in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 43.2 in December means 43.2% of the tourists vs. November.



Overall Bokissa Island Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 83.8°F (28.8°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is frequent with 10 to 16 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Bokissa Island, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 86.3°F (30.2°C) and 83.1°F (28.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 11 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Bokissa Island to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 86.4°F (30.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 12 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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