The most pleasant months of the year for Honolulu are January, February and March. In Honolulu, there are 10 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. September is the hottest month for Honolulu with an average high temperature of 85.8°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Hawaii. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Honolulu. If the trade winds stop blowing (which is rare), a summer day can be unpleasantly humid.
Today's Weather - Honolulu, HI
2 PM PST
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|This Afternoon||Sunny||84° / 66°||E 7 mph|
|Sunday||Mostly Sunny||84° / 67°||N 2 to 7 mph|
|Monday||Mostly Sunny then Isolated Rain Showers||83° / 68°||ENE 8 mph|
|Tuesday||Scattered Rain Showers||83° / 68°||ENE 9 mph|
|Wednesday||Scattered Rain Showers||83° / 68°||SE 6 mph|
|Thursday||Scattered Rain Showers||83° / 68°||W 5 to 12 mph|
|Friday||Scattered Rain Showers||83° / 68°||NE 20 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 65
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Honolulu area is 8.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Hawaii.
8.3 / 10
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.
Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Honolulu
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.