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    Vanuatu

    Luganville weather and climate

    Vanuatu

    Luganville weather and climate

     

    Day

    29 °C

     

    Night

    23 °C

     

    Sea

    28 °C

     

    Precipitation

    211 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    82 %

     

    Day

    29 °C

     

    Night

    23 °C

     

    Sea

    28 °C

     

    Precipitation

    211 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    82 %

    Overview: Luganville
    The tropical paradise of Luganville in Vanuatu exhibits a distinct climate with daily temperatures fluctuating from a comfortable 28 °C (82 °F) in the cooler month of July to a warm 31 °C (87 °F) in the peak of January. Given the variation in precipitation, September emerges as the driest month with only 10 days of rainfall while February stands out as the rainiest, having 19 days days of downpour. One can also observe a notable fluctuation in sea temperatures ranging from a cool 26 °C (80 °F) during August to a balmy 29 °C (84 °F) by February. During the evenings, the highest temperatures can be encountered in March, registering at 24 °C (74 °F), whereas the coolest nights occur in July, with temperatures dropping to 22 °C (71 °F).

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    Last week's weather in Luganville

    Average daily temperature during the week of 22 April 2024 - 28 April 2024 was 30 °C (86 °F), average minimal (night) temperature was 26 °C (79 °F). Both the daily and night temperatures in Luganville are roughly same as the long-term average, which is around 29 °C (84 °F) and 23 °C (73 °F) respectively. The average temperatures observed during different times of day (based on local time) were as below: 7am 26 °C (79 °F), 10am 29 °C (84 °F), 1pm 30 °C (86 °F), 4pm 28 °C (82 °F), 7pm 27 °C (81 °F), 10pm 26 °C (79 °F).

    There were 6 days with light rain and 1 day with moderate rain during this week. The total precipitation for the week in Luganville was 9 mm (0.35 in), which is below the area's average of 63 mm (2.48 in). From dawn to dusk, there was an average of 58 % cloud coverage during the day.

    The wind's speed averaged 1.9 m/s. The atmosferic pressure ranged from 1007 hpa to 1013 hpa. On average, the air humidity in Luganville was 85 %.

    On average, there were 2 hours clear skies, 6 hours partially overcast skies, 3.5 hours overcast skies and 1.5 hours rainy weather during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). At 06:00, on average, the sun rose, and at 17:37, the sun set.

    Weather overview for Luganville

    Weather overview

    The tropical paradise of Luganville in Vanuatu exhibits a distinct climate with daily temperatures fluctuating from a comfortable 28 °C (82 °F) in the cooler month of July to a warm 31 °C (87 °F) in the peak of January. Given the variation in precipitation, September emerges as the driest month with only 10 days of rainfall while February stands out as the rainiest, having 19 days days of downpour. One can also observe a notable fluctuation in sea temperatures ranging from a cool 26 °C (80 °F) during August to a balmy 29 °C (84 °F) by February. During the evenings, the highest temperatures can be encountered in March, registering at 24 °C (74 °F), whereas the coolest nights occur in July, with temperatures dropping to 22 °C (71 °F).

    January weather

    January in Luganville heralds the start of the wet season with a noticeable increase in both the number of rainy days, reaching 17 days, and the rainfall volume, recorded at 325 mm (12.80 in). Moreover, January exhibits the lowest wind speeds of the year, 2 m/s.

    February weather

    In the heat of Luganville's wet season, the sea temperature peaks at 29 °C (84 °F), and the number of rainy days hits its zenith at 19 days, while rainfall starts to decrease, charting at 302 mm (11.91 in). The reduction in sunlit hours begins, showing at 6 hours.

    March weather

    March marks a continuing wet season with an uptick in rainfall quantity, measured at 330 mm (12.99 in), even as the count of rainy days in Luganville shows a slight decline, standing at 18 days. Nighttime warmth peaks at 24 °C (74 °F), alongside maximum humidity levels at 86 %.

    April weather

    April's daytime temperatures in Luganville start their gradual decline, registering 30 °C (85 °F), while the wet season persists. Rainfall begins to decrease, amounting to 297 mm (11.69 in), and the number of sunlit hours starts its ascent, recorded at 6 hours.

    May weather

    May ushers in the impending tourist season in Luganville, with a gradual decrease in sea temperature, 28 °C (82 °F), and a subtler dip in daytime warmth, registering 29 °C (84 °F). The onset of fewer rainy days becomes apparent, as does the decline in rainfall, recorded at 211 mm (8.33 in). Nighttime temperatures commence their descent, 23 °C (73 °F).

    June weather

    June sees the day temperature in Luganville continuing its descent to 28 °C (83 °F), while the sea temperature dips to 27 °C (81 °F). The decline in rainy days is observed, with 12 days on the ledger. Approaching tourist season, the nocturnal temperatures persist in their fall.

    July weather

    July's day temperature in Luganville reaches its nadir of 28 °C (82 °F), whilst the seawater also shows a downturn, marked at 27 °C (80 °F). The tourist season is fast approaching, and one can observe a drop in the number of rainy days, noted at 10 days, and the minimum rainfall accumulates in July. The nighttime temperature is at its lowest.

    August weather

    August in Luganville greets tourists with the lowest sea temperatures of the year, 26 °C (80 °F), while a gentle rise in rainfall is noted at 148 mm (5.81 in). The wind speed reaches its pinnacle at 3 m/s. The slow increase in sunny hours is also observed with 7 hours.

    September weather

    As the tourist season nears its peak in September, Luganville experiences the fewest rainy days, while rainfall begins to climb, totaling 158 mm (6.23 in).

    October weather

    The upward tick in day temperature marks the arrival of warmer conditions in Luganville, reading 29 °C (84 °F) in October. The tourist season is in full swing. Month-over-month, rainfall increases, while the initiation of more rainy days is noticeable. The maximum number of sunny hours is reached in October. Humidity begins its retreat, scoring 78 %.

    November weather

    November's day temperature continues its ascent, tallying at 30 °C (85 °F) in Luganville, just as the sea temperature also warms up, 28 °C (82 °F). The number of rainy days broadens, indicated at 13 days.

    December weather

    As the tourist season extends, the sea temperature in Luganville ascends, paralleling the rise of the day temperature, 30 °C (86 °F), and the rainfall increases, recorded at 233 mm (9.17 in). Rainy days mount in December, 15 days, and wind speed is moderate.

    FAQs

    What is the estimated temperature range for daytime conditions in Luganville during January?

    During January in Luganville, you can typically experience daytime temperatures peaking at around 31 °C (87 °F).

    Are sunny days common in Luganville during February?

    Sunny days start to become less frequent in February, with Luganville averaging about 6 hours of sunshine.

    What is the daytime temperature like in Luganville in March?

    In Luganville, the daytime temperature in March tends to hover around 30 °C (86 °F).

    Is April a drier month compared to March in Luganville?

    April in Luganville begins to show a moderate decrease in rainfall when compared to March, with precipitation measured at 297 mm (11.69 in).

    How does the weather change in Luganville throughout May?

    As May progresses in Luganville, decreases are noted in both sea and daytime temperatures, 28 °C (82 °F) and 29 °C (84 °F) respectively, along with diminishing rainfall, 211 mm (8.33 in).

    Is the sea temperature in June comfortable for swimming in Luganville?

    In Luganville, the sea temperature in June remains inviting at 27 °C (81 °F), suitable for extended periods of swimming.

    Is Luganville mostly dry in July?

    Yes, Luganville in July is predominantly dry, witnessing only about 10 days of precipitation throughout the month.

    What kind of temperatures should I anticipate during the daytime in August in Luganville?

    One can expect Luganville to present average daytime temperatures around 28 °C (82 °F) in August.

    How does September's climate fare for outdoor activities in Luganville?

    With minimal rainfall and agreeable weather in September, Luganville offers ideal conditions for a variety of outdoor activities.

    Can visitors expect many rainy days in Luganville during October?

    October in Luganville does see an increase in rainy days, yet you can still enjoy plenty of sunny weather.

    What is late evening like in Luganville in November?

    Late evenings in November in Luganville are mild, with temperatures generally staying around 23 °C (73 °F).

    What weather should tourists prepare for in December in Luganville?

    Tourists visiting in December should expect warm temperatures and moderate rainfall, with wind speeds remaining fairly gentle at 2 m/s.

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