The most pleasant months of the year for the Honolulu metro area are January, February and March. In the Honolulu metro area, there are 10 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for the Honolulu metro area 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 the Honolulu metro area. If the trade winds stop blowing (which is rare), a summer day can be unpleasantly humid.
Today's Weather - Honolulu, HI
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Isolated Rain Showers
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|This Afternoon||Isolated Rain Showers||90° / 69°||NNW 8 mph|
|Sunday||Mostly Sunny then Scattered Rain Showers||87° / 71°||NNE 7 mph|
|Monday||Sunny||85° / 72°||ENE 3 to 7 mph|
|Tuesday||Mostly Cloudy then Isolated Rain Showers||86° / 71°||ENE 2 to 6 mph|
|Wednesday||Scattered Rain Showers||86° / 71°||ESE 1 to 5 mph|
|Thursday||Mostly Sunny then Scattered Rain Showers||86° / 71°||E 1 to 6 mph|
|Friday||Mostly Sunny||86° / 71°||E 6 to 10 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 65
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Honolulu Metro Area area is 8.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Hawaii.
8.5 / 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.