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.
|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|
|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.
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 2023.
|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|