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Best time to visit Poipu, Hawaii, USA

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The best time to visit Poipu is May

While Poipu is a popular destination to visit all year round, May is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 27℃ (80℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 27℃ (81℉) on the hottest days of the year. The average low temperatures in winter float around 20℃ (69℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 19℃ (66℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Poipu when the days are longest, you should visit in June. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Poipu in March. Head over there in April instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Poipu. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

September

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

June

Poipu seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Poipu as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Poipu is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Poipu

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Poipu for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Poipu climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Poipu for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Poipu in January

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Poipu in February

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 15 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and maybe a light jumper for the evenings.


Poipu in March

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 19 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and maybe a light jumper for the evenings.


Poipu in April

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 18 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Poipu in May

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 19 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Poipu in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 18 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Poipu in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 20 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Poipu in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 20 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Poipu in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 19 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Poipu in October

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 19 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Poipu in November

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 19 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Poipu in December

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 18 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Poipu in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Poipu is usually September, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (80℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Poipu is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Poipu is generally around March, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of March too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Poipu, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in June are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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