Weather in December in Solomon Islands

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in December in Solomon Islands. Is this month a good time to go to Solomon Islands? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Solomon Islands in December?

The weather in Solomon Islands in December is generally poor.

You can expect very warm maximum average daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F) and nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) in Honiara. These night and day temperatures are an average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and bring light clothes.

Precipitation in December ranges from heavy in Honiara with an average of 217mm (8.5inch) rainfall to heavy in Munda with 231mm (9.1inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 166 hours of sunshine in Honiara during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Solomon Islands.

Where to go in Solomon Islands in December

Find the average weather conditions in December for the most popular destinations in Solomon Islands on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in Solomon Islands

What is the weather like in December for the 3 most popular destinations in Solomon Islands?

Average weather in Honiara

In December Honiara generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Honiara
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
215 hours 
142mm / 5.6inch 
15 days 
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
166 hours 
217mm / 8.5inch 
18 days 
poor 
January   >> January
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31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
186 hours 
291mm / 11inch 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Honiara

Average weather in Gizo

In December Gizo generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Gizo
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
178mm / 7inch 
22 days 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
231mm / 9.1inch 
23 days 
poor 
January   >> January
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31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
325mm / 13inch 
24 days 
poor 
Climate in Gizo

Average weather in Munda

In December Munda generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Munda
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
178mm / 7inch 
22 days 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
231mm / 9.1inch 
23 days 
poor 
January   >> January
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
325mm / 13inch 
24 days 
poor 
Climate in Munda

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Solomon Islands.

Is December the best time to go to Solomon Islands?

In our opinion December is not the best time to visit Solomon Islands with commonly poor weather in Honiara.

On average the best time to visit Solomon Islands is in June, August and September with generally pleasant weather in Honiara. The worst months are January, February, March, April and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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