Lahaina, Hawaii 

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Climate in Lahaina, Hawaii

Lahaina, Hawaii gets 24 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Lahaina averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 281 sunny days per year in Lahaina. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lahaina gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 143 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 65
Rain: averages 24 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lahaina is 8.7 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Hawaii.

8.7 / 10
February, January and March are the most pleasant months in Lahaina, while September and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lahaina, HawaiiUnited States
  24.0 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  142.7 days106.2 days
  281 days205 days
  85.8°85.8°
  64.8°21.7°
  8.77
  9.94.3
  3 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


September is the hottest month for Lahaina with an average high temperature of 86.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Hawaii. In Lahaina, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lahaina are January, February and March.


February has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lahaina with an average of 64.4°. This is warmer than most places in Hawaii.


In Lahaina, there are 5.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Hawaii.


In Lahaina, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Hawaii.


In Lahaina, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Hawaii.


January is the wettest month in Lahaina with 4.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.6 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 42% of yearly precipitation and 9% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 24.0 inches in Lahaina means that it is drier than most places in Hawaii.


March is the rainiest month in Lahaina with 13.5 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 10.0 rainy days. There are 142.7 rainy days annually in Lahaina, which is about average compared to other places in Hawaii. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 26% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Lahaina, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Hawaii. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Lahaina.





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    Reviews for Lahaina    5 Reviews
    Amazing, but transient for a reason - 3/17/2019
    I’ve lived in Lahaina for 11 years, and have truly enjoyed the weather, culture and natural beauty. The weather is great, though the summers are long, hot and dry. The... Read More

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    Expensive! - 9/21/2008
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