Honiara weather in May (Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Honiara in May lies at 31.0°C (87.8°F). The average minimum temperature is 23.0°C (73.4°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is high with an average of 143mm (5.6in). It rains an average of 15 days of the month. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Honiara with 211 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? 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 28.0°C (82.4°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 May look at the numbers below.

 

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 31 °C
Water Temperature 28 °C
Chance of Rain 50%
Precipitation 143mm
Rainy Days 15
Sunshine Hours 211

Where to stay in Honiara

Where to go in Solomon Islands in May

Find out more about the weather in Solomon Islands in May 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 May.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Honiara (Guadalcanal)

Tue   Jan 31
32°C | 21°C
N 7 km/h
0.1 mm
broken and no rain

broken and no rain

Wed   Feb 01
32°C | 22°C
N 11 km/h
1.7 mm
broken and showers

broken and showers

Thu   Feb 02
32°C | 23°C
N 7 km/h
5.3 mm
broken and thunder

broken and thunder

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