The best times to visit Kaunakakai for ideal weather are

November 26th to May 20th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Kaunakakai Travel Info

Weather in Kaunakakai


Average temperatures in Kaunakakai vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 62nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Kaunakakai, the hottest months are August, September, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 86°F (30°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.3°F (22.4°C) at night.

Kaunakakai Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Kaunakakai Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Kaunakakai Perceived Temperature (F)


Kaunakakai Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Kaunakakai Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 78.7 70.5 63.2
Feb 78.8 70.6 63.5
Mar 78.6 71.1 64.6
Apr 80.1 72 64.7
May 82.4 74 66.8
Jun 83.7 75.8 69.7
Jul 85 76.9 70.8
Aug 85.7 77.6 71.7
Sep 85.8 77.5 71.1
Oct 85 76.8 69.7
Nov 82.3 74.7 68.3
Dec 80.1 72.5 65.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.9 21.4 17.3
Feb 26 21.4 17.5
Mar 25.9 21.7 18.1
Apr 26.7 22.2 18.2
May 28 23.3 19.3
Jun 28.7 24.3 20.9
Jul 29.4 24.9 21.6
Aug 29.8 25.3 22.1
Sep 29.9 25.3 21.7
Oct 29.4 24.9 20.9
Nov 27.9 23.7 20.2
Dec 26.7 22.5 18.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kaunakakai are June, July, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early June. For example, on the week of June 4th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Kaunakakai? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Kaunakakai.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kaunakakai (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 3.6
Feb 13% 0 1.7
Mar 16% 0 2.9
Apr 8% 0 0.9
May 6% 0 1
Jun 2% 0 0.3
Jul 4% 0 0.6
Aug 9% 0 1.5
Sep 8% 0 0.8
Oct 9% 0 1.1
Nov 13% 0 2.2
Dec 16% 0 2.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 9.1
Feb 13 0 4.3
Mar 16 0 7.4
Apr 8 0 2.3
May 6 0 2.5
Jun 2 0 0.8
Jul 4 0 1.5
Aug 9 0 3.8
Sep 8 0 2
Oct 9 0 2.8
Nov 13 0 5.6
Dec 16 0 7.4


Humidity and Wind

Kaunakakai has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (65.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (70.5%).

Wind in Kaunakakai is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by July and August. June’s average wind speed of around 10.6 knots (12.2 MPH or 19.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 18.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kaunakakai.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Feb 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Mar 9.5 Gentle breeze 16 Significant breeze
Apr 9.5 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
May 8.7 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Jun 10.6 Gentle breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
Jul 10.5 Gentle breeze 17.2 Significant breeze
Aug 10.4 Gentle breeze 17 Strong breeze
Sep 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Oct 8.3 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Nov 8.7 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Dec 8 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 70%
Feb 69.6%
Mar 68.4%
Apr 67%
May 66.2%
Jun 65.2%
Jul 66.3%
Aug 65.5%
Sep 65.3%
Oct 66.7%
Nov 67.4%
Dec 70.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Kaunakakai?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Kaunakakai, HI, US is July, followed by March and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Kaunakakai in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 75.7 in June means 75.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Kaunakakai Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 78°F (25.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Kaunakakai, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86°F (30°C) and 80.5°F (26.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Kaunakakai to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.1°F (27.3°C) and 78°F (25.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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