Christmas Island
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Christmas Island

To go to Christmas Island, the best time to visit is July through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Christmas Island, January is the warmest month with 28°C and the most cold month is 26°C in June. The maximum water temperature is 29°C and the lowest water temperature is 26°C.

In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in Christmas Island, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Christmas Island by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 28 28 28 27 26 26 26 27 27 28 27
Water temperature (°C) 28 29 29 29 29 28 27 27 26 27 28 28
Precipitation (mm) 297 343 303 229 184 176 97 22 56 76 165 225

Weather data from: Flying Fish Cove




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Climate Christmas Island

The average annual temperature for Christmas Island is 27° degrees and there is about 2173 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 191 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate Christmas Island by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 28 28 27 26 26 26 27 27 28 27
Night temp. (°C) 24 24 25 25 24 23 23 23 23 23 24 23
Water temp. (°C) 28 29 29 29 29 28 27 27 26 27 28 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 297 343 303 229 184 176 97 22 56 76 165 225
Days with rain 19 20 22 18 17 14 13 10 9 4 12 16
Dry days 12 8 9 12 14 16 18 21 21 27 18 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 11 11 10 9 9 8 7 9 9 9 8 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 7 6 7

Weather data from: Flying Fish Cove


Christmas Island weather by month

What is the average Christmas Island weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Christmas Island weather

The weather for Christmas Island over the next 14 days will be 26°C till 27° with several days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Christmas Island is based on the weather in Flying Fish Cove.

5-day weather forecast Christmas Island

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Monday
28 november
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26°C
25°C
0 mm
7 m/s
Tuesday
29 november
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26°C
25°C
0 mm
6 m/s
Wednesday
30 november
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26°C
25°C
0.5 mm
5 m/s
Thursday
1 december
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26°C
25°C
0.4 mm
6 m/s
Friday
2 december
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26°C
25°C
0.5 mm
5 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Christmas Island


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Christmas Island?

Christmas Island lies in a straight line about 3,256 km from Philippines (Manila → Flying Fish Cove).

How long is the flight to Christmas Island?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Christmas Island is approximately 5 hours.

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What are the largest airports in Christmas Island?

These are the largest airports in Christmas Island:

  • Christmas Island Airport (XCH)

How many inhabitants does Christmas Island have?

Christmas Island has 1,843 inhabitants.

How big is Christmas Island?

The surface area of Christmas Island is 135 km². It is 2222x smaller than Philippines.

What is the capital of Christmas Island?

The capital of Christmas Island is Flying Fish Cove.

What is the area code of Christmas Island?

The area code to call Christmas Island is +6724.

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