The Weather in yap

The climate in Yap is Tropical – hot and humid. Average year-round temperature is 80° F (27° C), with a 10° F (6° C) variation between night and day. The average water temperature is 81° F (28° C).

Annual rainfall is 121 inches (3090 mm). North-east tradewinds blow from November to May, resulting in less rain and lower humidity during these months.

Typhoons are uncommon. The ones hitting other areas of the western Pacific during the typhoon season usually pass to the north of Yap Proper. The Yapese attribute this to the island’s strong magic.

For monthly weather and other calendar information, check our Year in Yap Calendar.

Further weather resources:

Current Weather in Yap, courtesy of the US National Weather Service.

Forecast and current conditions in Yap, courtesy of – The Weather Channel.

Satellite image of current weather in Micronesia, courtesy of the US National Weather Service in Guam.

Current Tropical Cyclone Activity, courtesy of University of Hawaii.

Availability & Reservations

Mantaray Reviews

Jim Reilly
Jim Reilly
11:27 21 Mar 18
We stayed at the hotel and dove with Manta Ray divers in early December 2017. The hotel is very comfortable, well run and staffed with wonderful employees. During our visit my wife came down with an illness and the consideration and support from the hotel and dive staff could not have been better.
Sandy Stinson
Sandy Stinson
16:03 03 Mar 18
The staff couldn't be more friendly and accommodating. Food is good, (worth upgrading to include all meals). Diving is good too.
Alex Divinsky
Alex Divinsky
17:24 01 Jan 18
The best place to stay in Yap. The resort is really nice and clean, the scuba diving is great, and the docked ship that houses the bar, restaurant, and movie screen is very cool. I really enjoyed my stay here.
10:44 01 Jan 18
Offers one of the best accommodation service. It also has a uniquely designed restaurant.
Yi-Hsin Lin
Yi-Hsin Lin
00:53 21 Feb 17
The whole place centers around the scuba diving operation. Probably better to find somewhere else if you're not a diver. The dive operation was generally good, but a little too laid back - schedules weren't always clear, and sometimes would change without any notice. Sometimes it was hard to tell if this was really because of changing tides/weather or because of the island pace of life. Pizza is a surprisingly good option at the restaurant.
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