Hawaii Temperatures in May

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Typical temperatures for cities, towns, parks and beaches across the Hawaiian Islands during the month of May are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. You'll find separate tables for each island: Hawaii (Big Island), Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai and Oahu.

The tables give the normal maximum and minimum daily temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 by the US National Climatic Data Center.

Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Places with weather information on Hawaii's Big Island include Kainaliu, Kailua Kona and Captain Cook in South Kona; Naalehu at the island's south end; and Puukohola Heiau in the Kohala region at the north end. Plus there are records from two stations high on the mountain slopes where temperatures are cooler, the Hawaii Volcanoes Park Visitor Center at 3,970 feet (1,210 metres) and the Mauna Loa Slope Observatory at 11,152 feet (3,399 metres) elevation.

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
78 69 Captain Cook 25 21
71 53 Hawaii Volcanoes Park 21 12
81 67 Hilo 27 19
84 72 Kailua Kona 29 22
76 62 Kainaliu 24 17
56 38 Mauna Loa Observatory 13   4
79 65 Naalehu 26 19
76 61 Opihihale 25 16
81 67 Puukohola Heiau 27 19
84 69 Upolu Point 29 21

Kauai

Average daily temperatures for May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
80 67 Kilauea 27 19
81 70 Lihue 27 21
83 67 Mahaulepu 28 19
83 68 Makaweli 28 20
81 66 Princeville Ranch 27 19
84 66 Waimea 29 19
79 63 Wainiha 26 17

Lanai

May temperature averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
80 63 Lanai Airport 26 17

Maui

Temperature records for Maui include Lahaina and Kapalua in West Maui, Makena on the South Shore, and Hana and Ohe'o Gulch Pools at the island's east end. The Haleakala weather station, at 6,960 feet (2,121 metres) elevation, is higher and cooler than the rest.

Normal temperatures for May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
63 45 Haleakala National Park 17   7
80 68 Hana 27 20
84 67 Kahului 29 20
82 69 Kapalua 28 20
72 55 Kula 22 13
85 68 Lahaina 29 20
75 66 Makena State Park 24 19
80 70 Ohe'o Gulch Pools 27 21
82 67 Puukolii 28 19

Molokai

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
80 68 Halawa 27 20
82 67 Molokai Airport 28 19

Oahu

Average daily temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
85 71 Honolulu 29 22
80 68 Kahuku 27 20
83 71 Kaneohe 28 22
85 70 Waikiki 29 21
82 70 Waimanalo 28 21
84 66 Waimea Falls Park 29 19
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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