Solomon Islands weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in the Solomon Islands.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in the Solomon Islands. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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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 88°F 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 13.0 inches 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 86°F.

What is the time difference between the Solomon Islands and the UK?

The time difference between the Solomon Islands and the UK is GMT+11 hours.

What is the main language spoken in the Solomon Islands?

The main languages spoken in the Solomon Islands are Solomons Pijin and English.

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What is the currency in the Solomon Islands?

The currency in the Solomon Islands is the Solomon Islands Dollar (SBD).

Which plugs are used in the Solomon Islands?

Solomon Islands uses electrical plug type G + I (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in the Solomon Islands?

They drive on the left side of the road in the Solomon Islands.

Do you need a visa for the Solomon Islands?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter the Solomon Islands.

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Compare Solomon Islands weather with the USA

Below the Solomon Islands weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Solomon Islands (Honiara) and the USA (Washington).

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