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Best time to visit Solomon Islands

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The best time to visit Solomon Islands is May-September

Are you looking for the best time to visit Solomon Islands? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Solomon Islands is a great destination to visit almost all year round, May-September is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

Summer temperatures in Honiara, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Solomon Islands, can reach a maximum of 31℃ (88℉). The temperature at night in the winter can drop to as low as 22℃ (72℉), although this can differ at other destinations across Solomon Islands depending on the geography.

If you’re keen to see the sights of Solomon Islands during the day, the sun stays up the longest around November. December sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in June instead.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Solomon Islands, the weather by month for the top destinations and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

November

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Solomon Islands seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Solomon Islands is in the Southern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

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

Best time to visit the top destinations in Solomon Islands

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
HoniaraMay-September
29℃
24℃
29℃
24℃
29℃
24℃
29℃
24℃
29℃
24℃
29℃
24℃
28℃
24℃
28℃
23℃
29℃
23℃
29℃
24℃
29℃
24℃
29℃
24℃
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Top FAQs

Solomon Islands is in Oceania.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Solomon Islands:

The warmest month of the year in Honiara, one of the most popular places to visit in Solomon Islands, is May.
The driest month of the year in Honiara, Solomon Islands, is usually around June each year.

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