Honiara
Solomon Islands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Honiara, Solomon Islands

A tropical white sand beach in Honiara, in the glorious Solomon Islands, with palm trees and shrubs along the edge
A tropical white sand beach in Honiara, in the glorious Solomon Islands, with palm trees and shrubs along the edge
The last month of the winter, August, is another warm month in Honiara, Solomon Islands, with average temperature ranging between min 22°C (71.6°F) and max 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

August is the month with the least rainfall in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 91mm (3.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the coldest seawater in Honiara, with an average sea temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 11.8h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are January, March through June, August through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the coldest months in Honiara?

The coldest months in Honiara, Solomon Islands, are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the temperature in August in Honiara?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Honiara, Solomon Islands, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Honiara in August?

In Honiara, during August, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 91mm (3.6") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Honiara?

August is the month with the least rainfall in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 91mm (3.6") of precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Honiara?

With an average sea temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater in Honiara. For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How warm is the water in August in Honiara?

In Honiara, Solomon Islands, in August, the average water temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Honiara have in August?

In Honiara, Solomon Islands, the average length of the day in August is 11.8h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Honiara?

Months with the most sunshine are January, March through June, August through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Honiara?

In August, the average sunshine in Honiara, Solomon Islands, is 6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Honiara?

January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in August in Honiara?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Honiara is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Honiara, Solomon Islands
  • Average high temperature in August: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, April, May, October, November and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June, July, August and September (22°C).

Average rainfall in August - Honiara, Solomon Islands
  • Average rainfall in August: 91mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (358mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (91mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Honiara, Solomon Islands
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (22 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and August (13 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Honiara, Solomon Islands
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (28.6°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Honiara, Solomon Islands
  • Average daylight in August: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

Months with most sunshine are January, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6h).
Months with least sunshine are February and July (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Honiara, Solomon Islands
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 9).