The climate in Honiara during January can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.
January is in the summer in Honiara and is typically the 2nd 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.
|Daytime temperature||30.5°C 86.9°F|
|Nightly temperature||22.3°C 72.1°F|
|Average temperature||26.4°C 79.5°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.3 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||281 mm 11.1 ins|
|Rainy days||19 days|
|Sea temperature||30°C 86°F|
|Windspeed||5kph 3 mph|
On average January is the 3rd wettest 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.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Honiara in January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|Hottest month:||January||30.3°C 86.5°F|
|Driest month:||June||100mm 3.9ins|
|Coldest month:||July||29.1°C 84.4°F|
|Wettest month:||March||331mm 13ins|