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UV Index in Honiara

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Today's UV index in Honiara, Solomon Islands Solomon Islands will be up to 9.8, indicating a very high level of sun exposure for the average person. Check the annual sun radiation in the city and our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

With a UV index of 9.8 in Honiara, it's crucial to safeguard your skin from harmful UV rays. Protect yourself by minimizing sun exposure, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours.

Honiara's UV Index

The UV index in Honiara, Solomon Islands, is often high due to its proximity to the equator. On average, the UV index reaches a level of 11 or above for around 10 hours a day, making sun protection essential.

Weather Seasons

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Honiara experiences two main seasons: the wet season and the dry season. The wet season, which lasts from November to April, brings heavy rainfall, high humidity, and a warmer climate. Conversely, the dry season, from May to October, features cooler temperatures and less rainfall.

Honiara's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Honiara's climate is typically wetter and more humid, reflecting its location in a tropical marine climate zone. Countries such as Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, and Fiji experience similar weather patterns but may have milder temperatures due to their higher elevations or ocean currents.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month of the last year in Honiara. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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