The best times to visit Hog Harbour 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 Hog Harbour Travel Info

Weather in Hog Harbour

Temperature

Average temperatures in Hog Harbour 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 Hog Harbour, 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.

Hog Harbour Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Hog Harbour Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Hog Harbour Perceived Temperature (F)

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Hog Harbour Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Hog Harbour 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan8781.273.8
Feb87.281.173.6
Mar86.780.673.4
Apr86.580.172.8
May84.679.472.4
Jun83.678.772
Jul82.477.670.5
Aug82.977.870.2
Sep83.978.670.7
Oct84.679.372
Nov85.980.372.9
Dec87.281.272.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan30.627.323.2
Feb30.727.323.1
Mar30.42723
Apr30.326.722.7
May29.226.322.4
Jun28.725.922.2
Jul2825.321.4
Aug28.325.421.2
Sep28.825.921.5
Oct29.226.322.2
Nov29.926.822.7
Dec30.727.322.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hog Harbour 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 Hog Harbour? 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 Hog Harbour.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hog Harbour (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan50%013.7
Feb52%011.4
Mar52%014.4
Apr46%09.9
May33%09.1
Jun34%08.4
Jul28%05.4
Aug22%04.4
Sep28%05.7
Oct28%07.3
Nov35%08.5
Dec39%07.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan50034.8
Feb52029
Mar52036.6
Apr46025.1
May33023.1
Jun34021.3
Jul28013.7
Aug22011.2
Sep28014.5
Oct28018.5
Nov35021.6
Dec39019.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Hog Harbour 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 Hog Harbour 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 Hog Harbour.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.7Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
Feb4.1Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Mar4.2Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze
Apr3.8Barely noticeable8.2Gentle breeze
May5.9Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
Jun6.5Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze
Jul7Gentle breeze11Gentle breeze
Aug6.9Light breeze11Significant breeze
Sep7.1Gentle breeze11.4Gentle breeze
Oct7.3Gentle breeze11.3Significant breeze
Nov6.3Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Dec5.1Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan80.5%
Feb81.7%
Mar82.7%
Apr83%
May78.7%
Jun79.5%
Jul77.3%
Aug75.5%
Sep74.6%
Oct75.8%
Nov76.9%
Dec78.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Hog Harbour?

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 Hog Harbour, 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 Hog Harbour 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

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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 Hog Harbour 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 Hog Harbour, 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 Hog Harbour 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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