Honiara Weather in May

What's the weather like in Honiara (Guadalcanal) in May 2022?

The climate in Honiara during May can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.

May 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 (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

Honiara weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30.2°C 86.4°F
Nightly temperature 22.2°C 72°F
Average temperature 26.2°C 79.2°F
Daily sunshine 6.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 139 mm 5.5 ins
Rainy days 15 days
Sea temperature 29.4°C 84.9°F
Humidity 80%
Windspeed 4kph 2 mph

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.

May temperatures in Honiara

Honiara average temperature in May

May rainfall

Honiara average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Honiara average rain in May

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 May 2022.

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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
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