Climate and Average Weather in Hawaii

Hawaii experiences a tropical climate where the average daytime temperature is between 24 and 31 degrees Celsius (75 and 88 degrees Fahrenheit) almost the whole year. Exceptions are the high mountain peaks where it can be cooler. On the highest mountain peaks it can even snow in winter.

Passing winds from the east determine the humidity and temperature on the islands. These winds temper the temperature, so that it actually rarely gets warmer than 32 degrees Celsius (90 F). Because there is a tropical climate, there is no best travel time for Hawaii. You can visit the islands throughout the year. In winter (November to April) you have a little more chance of rain and there are higher waves, while in the summer (May to October) the average temperatures are slightly higher.

The official high season runs from mid-December to the end of December and from the beginning of July to the end of August which means higher prices.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
Please select the city you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

Places in Hawaii

Select a city to see its average temperature, precipitation and hours of sunshine over the year.