MOLOKAI CLIMATE INFORMATION

Molokai weather is wonderful year round, with temperatures averaging about 75°F and rarely going 6 or 7 degrees above or below.. In winter (Dec. thru Mar.), the night time temperatures may drop to the lower 60s and you’re more likely to experience a rainy day.

Spring, summer and fall are all very similar with warm days (up to 85°F) cooled by the trade winds and pleasant evenings in the mid to lower 70s. However, on those days when the trade winds are calm, the heat and humidity will both rise a notch or two.

Climate data from the Molokai Airport. Located at about 21.15°N 157.10°W.
Height about 449 feet / 137m above sea level. Measurements are prior 25 year averages.

Average
Maximum Temperature

°C °F
Jan 25.2 77.4
Feb 25.2 77.4
Mar 25.8 78.4
Apr 26.3 79.3
May 27.5 81.5
Jun 28.3 82.9
Jul 28.9 84.0
Aug 29.6 85.3
Sep 29.7 85.5
Oct 29.0 84.2
Nov 27.5 81.5
Dec 26.0 78.8
Year 27.5 81.5

Average
Minimum Temperature

°C °F
Jan 17.8 64.0
Feb 17.5 63.5
Mar 18.1 64.6
Apr 19.0 66.2
May 19.8 67.6
Jun 20.9 69.6
Jul 21.5 70.7
Aug 21.7 71.1
Sep 21.6 70.9
Oct 21.2 70.2
Nov 20.1 68.2
Dec 18.6 65.5
Year 19.8 67.6

Average
Rainfall

mm inches
Jan 107.8 4.2
Feb 85.7 3.4
Mar 78.7 3.1
Apr 55.9 2.2
May 33.3 1.3
Jun 12.1 0.5
Jul 18.4 0.7
Aug 17.6 0.7
Sep 21.4 0.8
Oct 57.5 2.3
Nov 85.1 3.4
Dec 114.1 4.5
Year 688.6 27.1

Sunrise/Sunset Times

Sunrise 1st Sunrise 15th Sunset 1st Sunset 15th
Jan 7:05am 7:08am 5:58pm 6:07pm
Feb 7:05am 6:58am 6:19pm 6:26pm
Mar 6:49am 6:37am 6:33pm 6:38pm
Apr 6:21am 6:09am 6:43pm 6:47pm
May 5:58am 5:50am 6:53pm 6:59pm
Jun 5:46am 5:46am 7:06pm 7:11pm
Jul 5:50am 5:55am 7:14pm 7:13pm
Aug 6:02am 6:07am 7:07pm 6:58pm
Sep 6:12am 6:15am 6:44pm 6:31pm
Oct 6:19am 6:24am 6:16pm 6:04pm
Nov 6:31am 6:39am 5:52pm 5:47pm
Dec 6:49am 6:57am 5:45pm 5:49pm

Current Conditions

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Ultraviolet Cautions

The tropical sun can be extremely intense, so exercise caution. Load up on the heavy duty sun-screen. As little as 30 minutes in the summer sun can result in a very bad burn.   The table below shows approximate annual days per each UV level.

Annual Days per UV Level

UV Rating Approx. Days/Year
11-13 Extreme 120
8-11 Very High 110
6-8 High 60
3-6 Moderate 75

Another way to look at it.

Season Approx. Time Frame UV Rating
Summer Mid-March – Mid-September 11-13 Extreme
Fall Mid-September – Mid-November 6-11 High-Very High
Winter Mid-November – Mid-February 3-6 Moderate
Spring Mid-February – Mid-March 6-11 High-Very High