When is the best time to go to Solomon islands?

When is the best time to go to Solomon islands? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The weather is good across more than 0% of the territory of Solomon islands throughout the year
  • The best months to go to Honiara are June, July, August and September
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Honiara
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February, March and December
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Honiara

Annual weather in Solomon islands

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Solomon islands for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 81°F to 86°F
20 to 24 days*
February 81°F to 86°F
20 to 23 days*
March 81°F to 86°F
22 to 26 days*
April 81°F to 86°F
20 to 24 days*
May 81°F to 86°F
16 to 22 days*
June 79°F to 86°F
16 to 24 days*
July 79°F to 86°F
16 to 26 days*
August 79°F to 86°F
15 to 25 days*
September 79°F to 86°F
15 to 22 days*
October 79°F to 86°F
18 to 22 days*
November 81°F to 88°F
19 to 23 days*
December 81°F to 86°F
21 to 25 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Solomon islands by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Solomon islands

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Solomon islands and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Honiara, Choiseul Island, Guadalcanal Island, Malaita Island and New Georgia Islands, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Solomon islands

Find out when Solomon islands has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Solomon islands

The months with low numbers of tourists are: . The number of visitors to Solomon islands is high in: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

  • High season in Solomon islands: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Solomon islands month by month

Average price for flights to Solomon islands

A return flight between Sydney and Honiara is generally cheaper if you go in february ($ 747 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 404 more for your airline ticket to Honiara if you go in december.

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Where to go in Solomon islands?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Choiseul Island86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F86°F86°F
Guadalcanal Island86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F88°F86°F
Malaita Island85°F85°F85°F85°F86°F85°F85°F83°F85°F85°F85°F85°F
New Georgia Islands86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F85°F86°F86°F86°F
San Christobal Island86°F85°F85°F85°F85°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F85°F85°F
Santa Isabel Island86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F85°F86°F86°F86°F


tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather

About Solomon islands

What can I do in Solomon islands?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Solomon islands reliable?

Climate data for Solomon islands has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Solomon islands allows us to determine the average for each month in Honiara, Choiseul Island, Guadalcanal Island, Malaita Island, New Georgia Islands, San Christobal Island and Santa Isabel Island.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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