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Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii vs Honolulu, Oahu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii, Hawaii and Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii is approximately 350 km or 218 mi.
  • To reach Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii in this distance one would set out from Honolulu, Oahu bearing 120.7° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii bearing 121.7° or ESE .
  • Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Honolulu, Oahu has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2722.2 mm (107.2 in) more which is equivalent to 2722.2 l/m² (66.81 US gal/ft²) or 27,222,000 l/ha (2,910,212 US gal/ac) more. About 5 7/8 as much.
  • There are 1516 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii. In whichever way circa 4h 08' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° higher in Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii than in Honolulu, Oahu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii relative to Honolulu, Oahu. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Honolulu, Oahu vs Hilo, (Big Island), Hawaii.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +161 (+6) +205 (+8) +298 (+12) +349 (+14) +223 (+9) +145 (+6) +232 (+9) +226 (+9) +197 (+8) +186 (+7) +292 (+12) +209 (+8) +2722 (+107)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +7 (+25) +13 (+42) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +17 (+55) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +14 (+45) +14 (+47) +11 (+35)   +167 (+46)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 09' -2h 54' -4h 15' -4h 56' -6h 13' -4h 52' -4h 50' -5h 19' -5h 10' -3h 27' -2h 34' -3h 01'   -4h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06' -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.6 +1.6 +1.6 +1.7 +0.3 -1.6 +0.2 +1.6 +1.7 +1.6 +1.6 +1.7   +1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +7 +7 +8 +10 +8 +9 +12 +10 +7 +9 +8   +8.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.7 (+1) +1.1 (+2) +0.4 (+1) +0.4 (+1) +0.7 (+1) -0.1 (0) -0.1 (0) +0.3 (+1) +0.2 (+0) -0.2 (0) +0.5 (+1) +0.9 (+2) +0.4 (+1)

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