Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands? If you're planning to go to Guadalcanal, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


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.

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Guadalcanal can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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February

If you visit Guadalcanal during February, you will probably find that it is consistently 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.

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March

If you visit Guadalcanal during March, you are likely to see that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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.

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April

April in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

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

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June

If you vacation in Guadalcanal during June, you will probably notice that it can be very 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.

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July

If you go to Guadalcanal in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

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

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September

If you go to Guadalcanal in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

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

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November

November in Guadalcanal is consistently hot 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 high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

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

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