Christmas Island climate guide

Get the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) updates for Christmas Island with current travel advice, statistics and online resources.

Temperature in Christmas Island (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Christmas Island31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Christmas Island31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Christmas Island31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Christmas Island31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Christmas Island31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Christmas Island31
30°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Christmas Island30
30°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Christmas Island30
31°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Christmas Island31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Christmas Island31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Christmas Island31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Christmas Island31
Min temperature (night-time)
21°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Christmas Island21
21°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Christmas Island21
21°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Christmas Island21
21°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Christmas Island21
20°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Christmas Island20
20°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Christmas Island20
19°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Christmas Island19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Christmas Island19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Christmas Island19
20°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Christmas Island20
21°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Christmas Island21
21°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Christmas Island21
Sea temperature
28°C sea temperature in January in Christmas Island28
29°C sea temperature in February in Christmas Island29
29°C sea temperature in March in Christmas Island29
29°C sea temperature in April in Christmas Island29
29°C sea temperature in May in Christmas Island29
28°C sea temperature in June in Christmas Island28
27°C sea temperature in July in Christmas Island27
26°C sea temperature in August in Christmas Island26
26°C sea temperature in September in Christmas Island26
27°C sea temperature in October in Christmas Island27
27°C sea temperature in November in Christmas Island27
28°C sea temperature in December in Christmas Island28

Sunshine & Daylight in Christmas Island

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of daylight
13 hours of daylight per day in January in Christmas Island13
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Christmas Island12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Christmas Island12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in Christmas Island12
12 hours of daylight per day in May in Christmas Island12
12 hours of daylight per day in June in Christmas Island12
12 hours of daylight per day in July in Christmas Island12
12 hours of daylight per day in August in Christmas Island12
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Christmas Island12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Christmas Island12
13 hours of daylight per day in November in Christmas Island13
13 hours of daylight per day in December in Christmas Island13

Rainfall in Christmas Island

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
15 days with some rainfall in January in Christmas Island15
14 days with some rainfall in February in Christmas Island14
22 days with some rainfall in March in Christmas Island22
14 days with some rainfall in April in Christmas Island14
13 days with some rainfall in May in Christmas Island13
12 days with some rainfall in June in Christmas Island12
10 days with some rainfall in July in Christmas Island10
10 days with some rainfall in August in Christmas Island10
8 days with some rainfall in September in Christmas Island8
9 days with some rainfall in October in Christmas Island9
12 days with some rainfall in November in Christmas Island12
13 days with some rainfall in December in Christmas Island13
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
285 mm monthly rainfall in January in Christmas Island285
237 mm monthly rainfall in February in Christmas Island237
304 mm monthly rainfall in March in Christmas Island304
282 mm monthly rainfall in April in Christmas Island282
205 mm monthly rainfall in May in Christmas Island205
135 mm monthly rainfall in June in Christmas Island135
115 mm monthly rainfall in July in Christmas Island115
108 mm monthly rainfall in August in Christmas Island108
141 mm monthly rainfall in September in Christmas Island141
229 mm monthly rainfall in October in Christmas Island229
258 mm monthly rainfall in November in Christmas Island258
276 mm monthly rainfall in December in Christmas Island276

More climate for Christmas Island

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Christmas Island11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Christmas Island11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Christmas Island11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Christmas Island11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in May in Christmas Island10
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in June in Christmas Island9
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in July in Christmas Island9
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in August in Christmas Island11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Christmas Island11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in October in Christmas Island11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in November in Christmas Island11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Christmas Island11
Heat & Humidity
High heat & humidity in January in Christmas IslandH
High heat & humidity in February in Christmas IslandH
High heat & humidity in March in Christmas IslandH
High heat & humidity in April in Christmas IslandH
High heat & humidity in May in Christmas IslandH
Moderate heat & humidity in June in Christmas IslandM
Moderate heat & humidity in July in Christmas IslandM
Moderate heat & humidity in August in Christmas IslandM
Moderate heat & humidity in September in Christmas IslandM
Moderate heat & humidity in October in Christmas IslandM
Moderate heat & humidity in November in Christmas IslandM
Moderate heat & humidity in December in Christmas IslandM

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

What's the climate like in Christmas Island?

Christmas Island has a hot tropical climate with a short dry season.

  • Top deals & discounts
  • Christmas Island weather overview
  • More destinations
  • Best time to go to Christmas Island
  • Christmas Island 5-day weather forecast
  • Christmas Island weather today - current conditions (last 24-hours)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

The climate guide for Christmas Island shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

Recommended for Christmas Island

  • Check out top flight deals & low fares from popular airlines
  • Search for return & one-way flights or multi-city trips
  • Airlines include BA, Virgin Atlantic, United & Turkish Airlines

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

Back to top

Related posts

Popular travel offers

Top ^

*affiliate links: find out how we are funded and why this helps us remain free to use.