watertemperature.org logo2

Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Howland Island, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Howland Island...

Howland Island is an island in the United States. It is located in the island group. The water temperature around Howland Island has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.1°C (79°F) in January up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of October, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Howland Island is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Howland Island?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Howland Island is approximately:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Howland Island. A good spot nearby is Pakala, which is 1820.4km (1130.7miles) away from Howland Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pakala and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Shipwrecks-Hyatt beach, which is approximately 1825.6km (1133.9miles) away from Howland Island. Another good surfspot is Shipwrecks-Hyatt beach, located approximately 1825.6km (1133.9miles) from Howland Island.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Howland Island. The closest decent one is Birnie Island, which is more than 464.5km (288.5miles) away from Howland Island. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try South Ofu Beach, which is approximately 1135.6km (705.3miles) away from Howland Island.

What wetsuit is needed for Howland Island?

The average water temperature around Howland Island is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Howland Island. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Howland Island can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Howland Island?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around Howland Island are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Howland Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Howland Island...

Do you know what the the city Gador in Spain, the city Onekore in Indonesia, and the city Bourg-Saint-Andeol in France have in common with Howland Island? Click on the links to find out...