Best time to visit the Solomon Islands

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When is the best time to visit Solomon Islands?

The best time to visit Solomon Islands (Honiara) is July based on the following average weather conditions.

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  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Solomon Islands (Honiara)31
    Jan
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Solomon Islands (Honiara)30
    Feb
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Solomon Islands (Honiara)30
    Mar
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Solomon Islands (Honiara)30
    Apr
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Solomon Islands (Honiara)30
    May
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Solomon Islands (Honiara)30
    Jun
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Solomon Islands (Honiara)29
    Jul
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Solomon Islands (Honiara)30
    Aug
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Solomon Islands (Honiara)30
    Sep
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Solomon Islands (Honiara)30
    Oct
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Solomon Islands (Honiara)30
    Nov
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Solomon Islands (Honiara)31
    Dec

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The weather guide for Solomon Islands (Honiara) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Solomon Islands weather overview

The Solomon Islands lie east of New Guinea and comprise many hundreds of islands, the largest being mountainous and forested. Expect hot, sticky weather at any time of year, when visiting these islands, although strong sea breezes help make the clammy conditions more bearable. Rainfall is substantial throughout the year and is heaviest between December and April when there are frequent tropical storms, and downpours can be torrential.

What to pack for Solomon Islands weather

Pack lightweight clothing and good waterproofs for any time of the year.

Which is the hottest month in the Solomon Islands?

The hottest time of year in Honiara, Solomon Islands is normally December. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 31°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in the Solomon Islands?

In terms of rainfall, March is usually the wettest month in Honiara, Solomon Islands with 331mm on average. There are normally 22 days in March with some rain.

When is it sunniest in the Solomon Islands?

The sunniest time of year in Honiara, Solomon Islands is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 50% of daylight hours; that's 6 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in the Solomon Islands?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Honiara, Solomon Islands in January when the water temperature reaches 30°C.

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