Honiara weather in January (Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Honiara in January lies at 31.0°C (87.8°F). On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is 23.0°C (73.4°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

January is part of the rainy season with an average precipitation of 291mm (11.5in). It rains an average of 19 days of the month. The sun will occasionally show itself with 186 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Honiara should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 29.0°C (84.2°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

 

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 31 °C
Water Temperature 29 °C
Chance of Rain 63%
Precipitation 291mm
Rainy Days 19
Sunshine Hours 186

Where to stay in Honiara

Where to go in Solomon Islands in January

Find out more about the weather in Solomon Islands in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Honiara (Guadalcanal)

Thu   Feb 02
31°C | 21°C
NW 7 km/h
3.7 mm
broken and showers

broken and showers

Fri   Feb 03
31°C | 23°C
N 7 km/h
25 mm
broken and thunder

broken and thunder

Sat   Feb 04
31°C | 23°C
N 7 km/h
35 mm
broken and thunder

broken and thunder

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