Snow in Hawaii in July!

Real Estate Agent with Resort and Second-Home Specialist REALTOR Broker #21673

Really, this is SNOW in a picture taken today (July 17th) from the web-cam on top on Mauna KeaWe do get snow at our highest peaks occasionally in Hawaii but not during our summers. At 13,796 feet Mauna Kea on the Big Island gets a sprinkling of snow often in winter. Today because of unusual weather patterns the summit is reporting an inch and a half of frozen snow.

All of our islands have been experiencing hotter-than-usual weather recently due to some weak storms systems that have cut off our cooling trade winds. Those storms have caused higher-than-normal humidity too. Time to head up to the high country and try some sledding!

It's still paradise here but we're glad to have our ceiling fans or even our rarely used air conditioners these days. ;-)

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Comments (5)

Conrad Allen
Re/Max Professional Associates - Webster, MA
Webster, Ma, Realtor

Hi Kathleen.  Last winter all 50 states had snow.  Very wild.

Jul 17, 2015 08:16 PM
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Kathleen. This is wild. I would never have imagined this was possible.

Jul 17, 2015 11:46 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

In my book snow is always a good thing, and a summer time snow is an extra treat.


Jul 22, 2015 03:56 AM
Joy Daniels
Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd. - Harrisburg, PA

Catchy tittle. . . I could not imagine snow in Hawaii.  :)  We had a crazy winter last year in Central PA and I would love to experience a winter in Hawaii!  Great picture, thanks for sharing something I never knew!

Aug 24, 2015 03:48 PM
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Joy Daniels winters are  really pleasant here with temperatures usually in the mid 70's. We start wearing layers and heavy sweaters when it drops below 70. Yes, we are whimps when it comes to cold weather! 

Aug 25, 2015 11:01 AM