Zip 96740 (Kailua, HI) 

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Climate in Zip 96740 (Kailua, HI)

Kailua (zip 96740), Hawaii gets 17 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Kailua (zip 96740) averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 173 sunny days per year in Kailua (zip 96740). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Kailua (zip 96740) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 72 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 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 66
Rain: averages 17 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 96740 zip code is 8.7 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Hawaii.

8.7 / 10
February, December and January are the most pleasant months in the 96740 zip code, while August and September are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Kailua, HawaiiUnited States
  16.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  71.6 days106.2 days
  173 days205 days
  84.0°85.8°
  65.6°21.7°
  8.77
  9.74.3
  630 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 the 96740 zip code with an average high temperature of 85.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Hawaii. In the 96740 zip code, there are 11 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 96740 zip code are February, January and March.


February has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 96740 zip code with an average of 65.0°. This is warmer than most places in Hawaii.


In the 96740 zip code, there are 8.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Hawaii.


In the 96740 zip code, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Hawaii.


In the 96740 zip code, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Hawaii.


December is the wettest month in the 96740 zip code with 2.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is June with 0.9 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 35% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 16.5 inches in the 96740 zip code means that it is one of the driest places in Hawaii.


June is the rainiest month in the 96740 zip code with 8.5 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 3.7 rainy days. There are 71.6 rainy days annually in the 96740 zip code, which is one of the least rainy places in Hawaii. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 32% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 17% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in the 96740 zip code, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Hawaii. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the 96740 zip code.





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    Reviews for Kailua    1 Reviews
    If you like the beach/ocean it's great - 8/8/2006
    If you like the beach/ocean it's great. For a family with young kids, it's not all that family friendly (limited parks, no place to take your kids on a bike... Read More

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