The best times to visit Hideaway Island for ideal weather are

June 25th to September 9th

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



Other Hideaway Island Travel Info

Weather in Hideaway Island


Average temperatures in Hideaway Island vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 11th 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 Hideaway Island, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 88.5°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.6°F (22.6°C) at night.

Hideaway Island Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Hideaway 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.

Hideaway Island Perceived Temperature (F)


Hideaway Island Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Hideaway 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 87.9 80.3 72.2
Feb 87.5 80.4 72.7
Mar 87.2 79.9 72.7
Apr 86 78.2 70.9
May 83.1 75.3 67.5
Jun 82.1 74.5 67.1
Jul 80.6 73 65.2
Aug 81.4 72.9 64.1
Sep 83.3 74.4 64.6
Oct 84.4 76 66.6
Nov 85.8 77.6 68.6
Dec 87.7 79.5 70.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.1 26.8 22.3
Feb 30.8 26.9 22.6
Mar 30.7 26.6 22.6
Apr 30 25.7 21.6
May 28.4 24.1 19.7
Jun 27.8 23.6 19.5
Jul 27 22.8 18.4
Aug 27.4 22.7 17.8
Sep 28.5 23.6 18.1
Oct 29.1 24.4 19.2
Nov 29.9 25.3 20.3
Dec 30.9 26.4 21.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hideaway Island are September, August, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of February 5th.

When can you find snow in Hideaway 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 Hideaway Island.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hideaway 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 45% 0 13.1
Feb 50% 0 12.1
Mar 48% 0 11.6
Apr 40% 0 11.9
May 28% 0 6.7
Jun 26% 0 5
Jul 24% 0 4.5
Aug 18% 0 2.8
Sep 18% 0 3.4
Oct 21% 0 6.7
Nov 28% 0 4.9
Dec 34% 0 8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 45 0 33.3
Feb 50 0 30.7
Mar 48 0 29.5
Apr 40 0 30.2
May 28 0 17
Jun 26 0 12.7
Jul 24 0 11.4
Aug 18 0 7.1
Sep 18 0 8.6
Oct 21 0 17
Nov 28 0 12.4
Dec 34 0 20.3


Humidity and Wind

Hideaway Island has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (77.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (84.3%).

Wind in Hideaway Island is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and August. October’s average wind speed of around 6.4 knots (7.4 MPH or 11.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 13.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hideaway 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 4.5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.3 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.6 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
May 4.4 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.7 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Jul 5.3 Light breeze 11.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.3 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Sep 5.1 Light breeze 11.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Nov 6.1 Light breeze 12 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.8 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.9%
Feb 82.5%
Mar 83.2%
Apr 84.3%
May 82%
Jun 83.1%
Jul 80.1%
Aug 79.4%
Sep 77.7%
Oct 77.1%
Nov 78.4%
Dec 79.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Hideaway Island?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 16, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Hideaway 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 Hideaway 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 Hideaway Island Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.7°F (30.9°C) and 82.2°F (27.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 15 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 moderate precipitation with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hideaway 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 82.9°F (28.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 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 Hideaway Island to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.5°F (31.4°C) and 87.3°F (30.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 14 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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