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Hawaii Weather in March

Averages By Month

Given its tropical climate, Hawaii is a suitably warm place to visit any time of the year. In March it´s still the winter season in Hawaii. Temperatures range between 68°F and 82°F and the sun is out for 8h a day. That said you will be able to enjoy time at the beach and swim in the consistently warm pacific ocean at water temperatures of around 75°F. Following December, March is one of the wettest month with an average of 9 rain days in Hawaii. However, the different islands display quite contrasting rainfall data. The island of Hawaii seems to be the driest, followed by Molokai, Maui, Oahu and Lanai. Last in the driest island line is Kauai with around 3 times more rainfall than Hawaii.

That March is still a lovely time to visit is evidenced by the fact that March is one of the busiest times to visit. Especially around spring break you will find more tourists on the island. March is also a great time to watch the humpback whales return to Hawaii to bread.

High and Low Temperature in March °F

Water Temperature in March °F

Current Weather Hawaii

78°F few clouds
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Hawaii

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

81° 81° 82° 82° 82° 84° 89° 89° 89° 86° 84° 81°

Low °F

66° 66° 68° 68° 70° 72° 73° 73° 72° 72° 70° 66°

Sun

7h 7h 8h 9h 9h 9h 9h 9h 9h 8h 7h 7h

Rain Days

9 9 9 8 7 6 7 6 7 9 9 10

Water °F

75° 75° 75° 77° 79° 79° 81° 81° 81° 79° 79° 77°

Hawaii Weather by Month

Best Time to visit Hawaii

Based on the weather we can safely recommend any time of the year for a vacation in Hawaii. The sun will shine daily and trade winds will provide a refreshing breeze.

In Hawaii the weather has only two seasons. The warm, dry summer where the temperatures reach from 81°F to 89°F is called ’Kau’ and the winter which lasts from November until April is called ’Hooilo’. In the winter season temperatures reach from 68°F to 81°F and the trade winds are slightly stronger. This time of the year is ideal for surfers who love the higher waves.

Things to know about Hawaii

Hawaii is a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean and the 6 main islands of Hawaii are Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Hawaii, Molokai and Lanai.
Hawaii simply offers everything vacation wise- from turquoise seawater to white sand beaches, beautiful waterfalls, rainforests, mountains, active volcanoes and even snow! You can enjoy huge shopping malls or explore the endless activities in the nature. The weather on the different islands is quite contrasting. On the big island of Hawaii, for example, you may sunbathe at the beach and swim in the ocean even during winter months (November until February). Straight after you could go for a walk in the snow on the mountain Mauna Kea. Hawaii’s mountains reach heights up to 13796 ft and offer diverse climate zones - from subtropical to sub-arctic. However, along the coast the weather is pleasantly warm all year round.

Hawaii Kaimana Beach
Hawaii surfboards


The island of Kauai is also called the ‘garden island’ and is host to one of the most impressive landscapes in all of the South Pacific.

Hawaii’s capital Honolulu is situated on the island of Oahu. Oahu is also called the ‘heart of Hawaii’ and you will find many of the legendary surf beaches such as Haleiwa.

The island of Molokai is famous for its rustic charm and beauty.

Lanai is the island of contrast and balances relaxing luxury with rough nature.

Maui offers a huge amount of unforgettable experiences from its famous beaches to the mountain Haleakala.

Finally, on the Big Island of Hawaii you can explore endlessly. From active volcanoes to coffee farms, beautiful beaches and a rich history you will not get bored.

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