Best Time to Visit Kauai

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With a BS in finance and marketing from the University of Maryland, College Park, Barrett Wragg operates as a divisional sales manager for T. Rowe Price, a position he just began in April of 2016. An avid traveler in his free time, Barrett Wragg counts Hawaii, particularly Kauai, among his favorite destinations.

Many people plan to visit Kauai when the weather is poor where they live rather than when it is best on the island. Temperatures on Kauai typically range between 65 and 85 degrees year round. However, rainfall varies greatly, depending on the month. Between December and March, rainfall is at its highest. Still, it is one of the most popular times to visit, so crowds and prices are high during that period. Certain hotels can cost over $500 a night, and visitors must book a room a few months in advance. Summertime is also very crowded and expensive, though rainfall is at its lowest between the months of June and August.

Spring and fall both offer lower rates and fewer crowds on Kauai. Between September and November, many hotels fall below $150 a night, and airfare is also much more affordable. Temperatures range from the low 70s to the 80s, and rainfall is just starting to rise to its peak in December. From April to mid-June, temperatures are ideal and rainfall is relatively low. Hotel prices and airfare are also lower, and the crowds are smaller.