Best Time To Visit Haleakala National Park - Time To Go To Haleakala National Park

Temperatures in Haleakala National Park vary a lot due to its dramatic terrain. Temperatures here can range from a high of 27 degree celsius in Kipahulu to a low of -1degree celsius at the summit on one day itself. Rainfalls are frequent and can occur even on sunny days. Any month of the year is a good time to visit the Haleakala National Park. Weather here can be categorised according to the region:

  • Summit and Wilderness: Summit constitutes the high elevation region of this park. Weather here remains quite unpredictable and is characterised by cool temperatures, intense solar radiation, and rapidly moving clouds. The temperature here generally drops down to about 3 degree Fahrenheit for every 1,000 foot rise in elevation making the 10,023 foot (3,055 m) summit of Haleakala about 30 degree Fahrenheit (or 17 degree Celsius)cooler than the coast. The temperature here remains between 10-18 degree celsius.
  • Kipahulu: The weather in the Kipahulu area of the park remains more benign and milder in comparison to summit. Since it is a tropical region, the weather here tends to be humid and warm. Recurrent rainfalls are characteristic of this region. The daytime remains at an average of 70-80 degree Fahrenheit (21-27 degree celsius) year round. Nighttime lows average 65-75 degree Fahrenheit (18-24 degree celsius).

Do keep in mind that the entry to the Haleakala National Park depends a great deal on the weather conditions. Flash floods are a serious hazard in Kipahulu. Please check with the Visitor Centre before making a plan to visit here.

Climate in Haleakala National Park

Know weather for your travel dates:

17-Jul-2018
Today 17 Jul

70

64

Light rain in the morning.

Wind:6.53 m/s

Humidity:100%

Precipitation:0.33%

  • Wed 18 Jul
    70 | 64

    Light rain in the morning.

  • Thu 19 Jul
    71 | 62

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 20 Jul
    71 | 63

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sat 21 Jul
    71 | 64

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 22 Jul
    73 | 66

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 23 Jul
    71 | 65

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Haleakala National Park

Average Temperature in Haleakala National Park by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 70℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Feb

Average temperature: 71℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Mar

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 64℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Apr

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 64℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

May

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 64℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Jun

Average temperature: 76℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Jul

Average temperature: 77℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Aug

Average temperature: 77℉

Minimum temperature: 70℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Sep

Average temperature: 77℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Oct

Average temperature: 76℉

Minimum temperature: 64℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Nov

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Dec

Average temperature: 71℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Highest temperature in Haleakala National Park is recorded as 86℉ in October.

Lowest temperature in Haleakala National Park is recorded as 59℉ in January, February and November.

Average Rain in Haleakala National Park by Month (in mm)

  • 120
  • 90
  • 60
  • 30 0
Jan

Average Rain: 24.47 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 309.68 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 32.85 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 418.06 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 50.2 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 504.75 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 60.85 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 772.67 mm

May

Average Rain: 38.16 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 562.05 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 15.9 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 100.64 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 21.18 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 91.38 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 15.58 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 88.27 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 13.36 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 97.54 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 60.34 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 723.11 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 31.33 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 184.28 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 107.74 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 591.49 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Haleakala National Park is 772.67 mm in April.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Haleakala National Park is September.

Average Humidity in Haleakala National Park by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Feb

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 52%

Maximum Humidity: 79%

Mar

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Apr

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

May

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Jun

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

Jul

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

Aug

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Sep

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Oct

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Nov

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Dec

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Most humid month in Haleakala National Park is December.

Least humid month in Haleakala National Park is August.

Best time to visit Haleakala National Park Attractions in July

  • Best time to visit Haleakala Crater in Haleakala National Park
    • Everyday : 05:00 AM to 08:00 AM & 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Pipiwai Trail in Haleakala National Park
    • Everyday : 04:30 AM to 06:30 AM
  • Best time to visit Kipahulu Campground in Haleakala National Park
    • Everyday : 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Oheo Gulch in Haleakala National Park
    • Everyday : 24-hrs