Solomon Islands Weather and Climate

Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine in Honiara (Solomon Islands)

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature 31 ° C 31 ° C 30 ° C 31 ° C 31 ° C 30 ° C 30 ° C 30 ° C 31 ° C 31 ° C 31 ° C 31 ° C
Night temperature 23 ° C 23 ° C 23 ° C 23 ° C 23 ° C 23 ° C 22 ° C 22 ° C 22 ° C 23 ° C 23 ° C 23 ° C
Water temperature 30 ° C 30 ° C 30 ° C 30 ° C 30 ° C 29 ° C 29 ° C 29 ° C 29 ° C 29 ° C 30 ° C 30 ° C
Precipitation in mm 277 287 362 214 141 97 100 92 95 154 141 217
Hours of sunshine 6 6 6 6 7 7 6 7 6 7 7 5
Sunrise 6:10 6:20 6:25 6:25 6:25 6:35 6:35 6:30 6:15 5:55 5:50 5:55
Sunset 18:50 18:45 18:35 18:15 18:05 18:10 18:15 18:20 18:15 18:15 18:20 18:35

Temperatures

The average annual temperature in Honiara is 26.5 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is December (26.8 ° C), coldest month of July with averages of 26.1 ° C. The maximum water temperature in Honiara is 30 ° C. Comfortable bathing is possible at these temperatures. All months have a water temperature of at least 21 ° C and are therefore suitable for a beach holiday.

Precipitation

The annual precipitation is 2177 mm. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. The months of January, February, March, April and December are considered the rainy season, as more than 175 mm of precipitation can be expected per month. Overall, about 1357 mm of precipitation can be expected in the rainy season. You cannot expect snow in any month in Honiara.

Sunshine

As our climate table shows, October is the sunniest month with an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day. The average annual sunshine is 6.4 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.

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