Vanuatu's climate ranges from humid tropical in the north (more than 4.000 mm of rainfall per year) to subtropical in the south (less than 2.000 mm per year). In addition, each of the islands has its own wet and dry areas, marked by relief and other factors. Vanuatu's dry season runs from May to October. It's also the freshest. The rainy season, muggy heat and mosquitoes runs from November to April. December to March are the months of cyclones and, on average, Vanuatu is visited by two a year. In Port Vila, maximum temperatures range from an average of 27ºC in July to 30ºC in January. During the austral winter, on the nights of Port Vila, temperatures can be registered below 12ºC.