El-Nino Impacts For The Months Of January – March In Honolulu Hawaii

Honolulu is located in the Pacific Ocean and has a mostly marine time climate. Honolulu has a pretty consistent temperature average from month to month. This is a look at the La-Nina impacts on the local area.

January 2010: For the month of January it is typical to see average high temps in the 80’s while overnight lows drop into the 70’s. During the El-Nino event January temps were 60% of the month at the normal, while 40% of the month was marked with above temps and 0% of the month found the temps dropping to below normal. As for precipitation January in Honolulu has an average of 1-2inches. During this El-Nino phase the total precipitation amount was near 0.71in which is below the average, however better than an La-Nina phase.

February 2012: The month of February is marked by average high temps near 80F and overnight lows around 70F. For the month during this El-Nino phase the average temps occurred 84% of the time, while above average temps were recorded 2% of the month and below average temps occurred 14% of the month. Precipitation for the month of February is around 1-2in, during this El-Nino the total precipitation was around 0.67in which was below average.

March 2012: The month of March has an average high in the 80’s and overnight lows into the 70’s. While for this month El-Nino impacted the area by 97% of the month being at average and 0% of the month above and 3% of the month was recorded to be colder than average. Precipitation in the month of March ranges on average around 1-2inches, however for the month the total precipitation was around 0.59in, which is below normal.

These are just three months of the above mentioned condition during one cycle of El-Nino.