When is the best time to go to Honiara

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Honiara, Solomon Islands. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Honiara weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Honiara are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Honiara January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 281mm 6.3hrs 13.4hrs 30°C

Honiara's weather in January is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Honiara for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the summer in Honiara and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Honiara with around 281mm 11.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Honiara February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 299mm 5.5hrs 13.1hrs 30°C

February in Honiara is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Honiara for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the summer in Honiara and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Honiara with around 299mm 11.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in February »

March

Honiara March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 331mm 6.1hrs 12.9hrs 30°C

The weather in March in Honiara is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Honiara, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

March is in the fall / autumn in Honiara and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Honiara with around 331mm 13 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in March »

April

Honiara April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 215mm 6hrs 12.6hrs 30°C

Honiara's weather in April is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Honiara for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the fall / autumn in Honiara and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Honiara with around 215mm 8.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in April »

May

Honiara May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 139mm 6.1hrs 12.4hrs 29°C

May is a wet, humid month in Honiara and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Honiara for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the fall / autumn in Honiara and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Honiara with around 139mm 5.5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in May »

June

Honiara June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 100mm 6hrs 13.4hrs 29°C

Honiara's weather in June is typically hot, humid and damp in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Honiara for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the winter in Honiara and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Honiara with around 100mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in June »

July

Honiara July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 115mm 5.3hrs 13.1hrs 29°C

July in Honiara is generally damp with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Honiara, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

July is in the winter in Honiara and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Honiara with around 115mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in July »

August

Honiara August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 114mm 6.3hrs 12.9hrs 28°C

The weather in August in Honiara is characteristically hot, humid and damp.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Honiara, with some very good weather at this time of year.

August is in the winter in Honiara and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Honiara with around 114mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in August »

September

Honiara September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 114mm 6.2hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

Honiara's weather in September is typically hot, humid and damp in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Honiara for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the spring in Honiara and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Honiara with around 114mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in September »

October

Honiara October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 148mm 6.4hrs 12.4hrs 29°C

October is a wet, humid month in Honiara and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Honiara for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the spring in Honiara and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Honiara with around 148mm 5.8 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in October »

November

Honiara November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 165mm 6.3hrs 13.4hrs 29°C

November in Honiara is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Honiara for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the spring in Honiara and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Honiara with around 165mm 6.5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in November »

December

Honiara December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 234mm 6.2hrs 13.1hrs 30°C

December in Honiara is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Honiara for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the summer in Honiara and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Honiara with around 234mm 9.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Honiara weather in December »

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Honiara weather stats

Honiara weather statistics
Hottest month: January 30.3°C 86.5°F
Driest month: June 100mm 3.9ins
Sunniest month: August 6.3hrs
Coldest month: July 29.1°C 84.4°F
Wettest month: March 331mm 13ins
Warmest sea: January 30°C 86°F
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