Hawaii Temperatures in December





Typical temperatures for cities, towns, parks and beaches across the Hawaiian Islands during the month of December 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 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Places with weather information on Hawaii's Big Island include Kailua Kona in South Kona 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 daily temperatures in °F for December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
68 52 Hawaii Volcanoes Park 20 11
79 66 Hilo 26 19
82 70 Kailua Kona 28 21
51 36 Mauna Loa Observatory 11 2
75 58 Opihihale 24 15
84 70 Puukohola Heiau 29 21

Kauai

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
82 67 Barking Sands 28 19
78 66 Kilauea 25 19
79 69 Lihue 26 20
83 68 Mahaulepu 28 20
81 67 Makaweli 27 19
78 65 Princeville Ranch 25 18
81 64 Waimea 27 18

Lanai

December temperature averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
77 62 Lanai Airport 25 16

Maui

Temperature records for Maui include Kaanapali 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 December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
61 45 Haleakala 16 7
79 68 Hana 26 20
78 66 Kaanapali 25 19
83 66 Kahului 29 19
80 68 Kapalua 27 20
70 55 Kula 21 13
75 66 Makena State Park 24 19
80 69 Ohe'o Gulch Pools 27 21
78 66 Puukolii 25 19

Molokai

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
79 66 Halawa 26 19
80 67 Molokai Airport 27 19

Oahu

Average daily temperatures for December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
81 65 Ewa Beach 27 18
82 69 Honolulu 28 21
78 69 Kahuku 25 20
79 69 Kaneohe 26 20
82 69 Waikiki 28 20
79 68 Waimanalo 26 20
79 65 Waimea Falls Park 26 18
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Hawaii Temperatures
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