Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands? If you're planning to go to Guadalcanal, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

Based on the climate and weather in Guadalcanal, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands by month

January

January here is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

February

If you vacation in Guadalcanal during February, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots

March

March in Guadalcanal can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

April

April in Guadalcanal can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

May

May in Guadalcanal is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

June

June here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

July

If you are traveling to Guadalcanal in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

August

If you are traveling to Guadalcanal in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat

September

September here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

October

If you go to Guadalcanal in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

If you go to Guadalcanal in November, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

December

If you are traveling to Guadalcanal in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Guadalcanal, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G and I
  • A SIM card that works in Guadalcanal

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