Average Weather in Waikoloa Village Hawaii, United States
The climate in Waikoloa Village is warm, humid, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 66°F to 86°F and is rarely below 62°F or above 89°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Waikoloa Village for hot-weather activities is from late May to early October.
The temperature in Waikoloa Village varies so little throughout the year that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss hot and cold seasons.
Average High and Low Temperature
Average Hourly Temperature
In Waikoloa Village, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Waikoloa Village begins around December 8 and lasts for 3.7 months, ending around March 31. On January 17, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 76% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 24% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around March 31 and lasts for 8.3 months, ending around December 8. On October 27, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 47% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 53% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Waikoloa Village varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 5.3 months, from November 24 to May 1, with a greater than 24% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 30% on March 24.
The drier season lasts 6.8 months, from May 1 to November 24. The smallest chance of a wet day is 19% on September 11.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 30% on March 24.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Waikoloa Village experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
Rain falls throughout the year in Waikoloa Village. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around April 8, with an average total accumulation of 4.7 inches.
The least rain falls around June 6, with an average total accumulation of 1.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in Waikoloa Village varies over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 21, with 10 hours, 56 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 13 hours, 20 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:43 AM on June 6, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 18 minutes later at 7:01 AM on January 17. The earliest sunset is at 5:42 PM on November 25, and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 24 minutes later at 7:06 PM on July 5.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Waikoloa Village during 2018.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight
Waikoloa Village experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.
The muggier period of the year lasts for 7.3 months, from April 30 to December 8, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 33% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is August 6, with muggy conditions 80% of the time.
The least muggy day of the year is February 18, with muggy conditions 18% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels
The average hourly wind speed in Waikoloa Village experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 3.0 months, from June 3 to September 1, with average wind speeds of more than 9.3 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is July 3, with an average hourly wind speed of 10.5 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 9.0 months, from September 1 to June 3. The calmest day of the year is January 4, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Waikoloa Village is from the east throughout the year.
Waikoloa Village is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The time of year with warmer water lasts for 3.2 months, from July 30 to November 6, with an average temperature above 79°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is September 14, with an average temperature of 80°F.
The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.0 months, from January 7 to May 8, with an average temperature below 77°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is February 18, with an average temperature of 76°F.
Average Water Temperature
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Waikoloa Village throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Waikoloa Village for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid November to mid September, with a peak score in the third week of January.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Waikoloa Village for hot-weather activities is from late May to early October, with a peak score in the first week of August.
Temperatures in Waikoloa Village are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 4.7 months, from April 12 to September 3, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.7 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 8, with an average of 7.2 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 2.6 months, from November 5 to January 26, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 5.0 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 17, with an average of 4.4 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Waikoloa Village are 19.933 deg latitude, -155.828 deg longitude, and 427 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Waikoloa Village contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 843 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 394 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,488 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (13,819 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Waikoloa Village is covered by shrubs (53%) and bare soil (43%), within 10 miles by shrubs (50%) and water (29%), and within 50 miles by water (63%) and shrubs (12%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Waikoloa Village, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Waikoloa Village.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Waikoloa Village according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Waikoloa Village is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Waikoloa Village and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Kona International Airport (81%, 32 kilometers, southwest); Bradshaw Army Airfield (7%, 35 kilometers, southeast); and Kahului Airport (11%, 125 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .