When is the best time to go to Honolulu (Oahu)?

When is the best time to go to Honolulu (Oahu)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The weather is good all year round in Honolulu (Oahu)
  • On average, the warmest months are May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The rainiest months are February, March and December
  • The best months for swimming are July, August, September and October

Annual weather in Honolulu (Oahu)

For full information about the climate and weather in Honolulu (Oahu) a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 74°F/77°F
February 72°F/77°F
March 74°F/77°F
April 74°F/77°F
May 76°F/79°F
June 77°F/81°F
July 79°F/83°F
August 79°F/83°F
September 79°F/83°F
October 77°F/83°F
November 76°F/81°F
December 74°F/79°F

Weather and climate in Honolulu (Oahu)

Honolulu (Oahu) enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Honolulu (Oahu) is 79°F (ranging from 77°F in march to 83°F in september). Annual rainfall is 32.4in, with a minimum of 1.6in in july and a maximum of 4.1in in march.
  • In the month of january the climate is perfect. At lunchtime, it's 77°F in average and you can expect to have 2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of february and may the climate is good. It is for example 79°F as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 10% of the time in may.
  • In the month of june the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 90°F and it rains in june about 2in.
  • From july to september the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 83°F in average and, in september, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of october the climate is very good. The temperature rises to 83°F and you can expect to have 3.2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 76°F and, in december, 4 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Honolulu (Oahu)

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Honolulu (Oahu): the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Best time for low prices in Honolulu (Oahu)

Average prices of hotels in Honolulu (Oahu) month by month

Generally, November is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Honolulu (Oahu). So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, December is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Honolulu (Oahu)

A return flight between London and Honolulu (Oahu) is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 1041 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 340 more for your airline ticket to Honolulu (Oahu) if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Honolulu (Oahu)

On average, it costs $ 48 per day to hire a car in Honolulu (Oahu). This price varies by $ 18 depending on the month. In december, hiring a car costs an average of $ 38 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 55.

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