The best times to visit Molokai 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.


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    Weather in Molokai

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Molokai 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 Molokai, 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.

    Molokai Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Molokai Temperatures (Celsius)

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    “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.

    Molokai Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Molokai Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Molokai 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

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan78.770.563.2
    Feb78.870.663.5
    Mar78.671.164.6
    Apr80.17264.7
    May82.47466.8
    Jun83.775.869.7
    Jul8576.970.8
    Aug85.777.671.7
    Sep85.877.571.1
    Oct8576.869.7
    Nov82.374.768.3
    Dec80.172.565.7

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan25.921.417.3
    Feb2621.417.5
    Mar25.921.718.1
    Apr26.722.218.2
    May2823.319.3
    Jun28.724.320.9
    Jul29.424.921.6
    Aug29.825.322.1
    Sep29.925.321.7
    Oct29.424.920.9
    Nov27.923.720.2
    Dec26.722.518.7


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Molokai 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 Molokai? 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

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

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    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

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    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan15%03.6
    Feb13%01.7
    Mar16%02.9
    Apr8%00.9
    May6%01
    Jun2%00.3
    Jul4%00.6
    Aug9%01.5
    Sep8%00.8
    Oct9%01.1
    Nov13%02.2
    Dec16%02.9

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan1509.1
    Feb1304.3
    Mar1607.4
    Apr802.3
    May602.5
    Jun200.8
    Jul401.5
    Aug903.8
    Sep802
    Oct902.8
    Nov1305.6
    Dec1607.4

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Molokai 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 Molokai 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 Molokai.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

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    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.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan7.7Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze
    Feb8.2Gentle breeze14.8Significant breeze
    Mar9.5Gentle breeze16Significant breeze
    Apr9.5Gentle breeze16.2Significant breeze
    May8.7Gentle breeze15.3Significant breeze
    Jun10.6Gentle breeze17.3Strong breeze
    Jul10.5Gentle breeze17.2Significant breeze
    Aug10.4Gentle breeze17Strong breeze
    Sep9.1Gentle breeze15.9Significant breeze
    Oct8.3Gentle breeze15Significant breeze
    Nov8.7Gentle breeze15.4Significant breeze
    Dec8Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan70%
    Feb69.6%
    Mar68.4%
    Apr67%
    May66.2%
    Jun65.2%
    Jul66.3%
    Aug65.5%
    Sep65.3%
    Oct66.7%
    Nov67.4%
    Dec70.5%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Molokai?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Aug 21, 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 Aug 14, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Molokai, 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 Molokai 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

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    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 somewhat 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 Molokai 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 Molokai, 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 Molokai 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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