Vanuatu weather in March

Thinking about venturing to Vanuatu this March and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Vanuatu in March?

March in Vanuatu generally has warm temperatures, with heavy precipitation.

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 29°C and nighttime temperatures around 26°C in Port Vila.

In March, precipitation varies across different areas. From heavy rainfall in Aneityum with an average of 227 mm to heavy rainfall in Hog Harbour with 318 mm. Port Vila experiences its highest rainfall in this month of the year. Come prepared by bringing an umbrella. The days are mostly sunny, with an average total of around 199 hours of sunshine in Port Vila. The sunlight during this month doesn't just make the days brighter, it also seems to make everyone a bit more cheerful.

For specific regional insights in Vanuatu for March, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Vanuatu climate page.

Where to go in Vanuatu in March

Find the average weather conditions in March for the most popular destinations in Vanuatu on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Vanuatu

What is the weather like in March for the 5 most popular destinations in Vanuatu?

Average weather in Port Vila

In March Port Vila generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Port Vila
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
29°C 
26°C 
157 hours 
234 mm 
19 days 
29°C 
26°C 
199 hours 
250 mm 
21 days 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C 
26°C 
166 hours 
232 mm 
18 days 
Climate in Port Vila

Average weather in Luganville

In March Luganville generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Luganville
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
30°C 
25°C 
300 mm 
19 days 
poor 
30°C 
25°C 
312 mm 
21 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
29°C 
25°C 
269 mm 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Luganville

Average weather in Tanna Island

In March Tanna Island generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Tanna Island
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
30°C 
25°C 
226 mm 
19 days 
poor 
29°C 
25°C 
249 mm 
22 days 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C 
24°C 
198 mm 
19 days 
Climate in Tanna Island

Average weather in Port-Havannah

In March Port-Havannah generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Port-Havannah
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
29°C 
26°C 
157 hours 
243 mm 
19 days 
29°C 
26°C 
199 hours 
255 mm 
21 days 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C 
26°C 
166 hours 
231 mm 
18 days 
Climate in Port-Havannah

Average weather in Hog Harbour

In March Hog Harbour generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hog Harbour
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
29°C 
25°C 
331 mm 
19 days 
poor 
29°C 
25°C 
318 mm 
21 days 
poor 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C 
25°C 
299 mm 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Hog Harbour

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Vanuatu.

Is March the best time to visit Vanuatu?

In our view, March might not be the best time to travel to Vanuatu with often unpleasant weather in Port Vila.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in July, August, September, October and November offering mostly perfect weather in Port Vila. In contrast, January, February, March and April tend to have unpleasant weather conditions.

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