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Maui contains a number of microclimates. It is generally drier on Maui’s leeward side where you’ll find the spectacular beaches and resorts of Kapalua, Kāʻanapali, Lāhainā, Kīhei and Wailea along the western coast. On the wetter windward side you’ll find lush ʻĪao Valley and the scenic road to Hāna. It’s warmer along the coast than Upcountry Maui where temperatures are typically 8-10 degrees cooler. If you’re driving up to the 9,740-foot Haleakalā Visitor Center atop Haleakalā National Park, expect temperatures in the 40s or lower, so bring warm clothes.