Best time to go to Bali for a perfect weather and where to go?
Find the best time to go to Bali from average climate conditions in many locations like Nusa Dua or mount Agung, right here.
When is the best time to go to Bali?
You can expect pleasant temperatures during the day, ranging between 20 to 33° C throughout the entire year. From the months of December to March, the western monsoon season can bring both heavy showers and high humidity, but the days are sunny in general and the rainfalls usually start during the night, passing quickly. From June to September the humidity is low, and it can get quite cool at night.
So, when is the best time to go to Bali? Here's some more information to help you in your decision:
- In Bali, the weather is good everywhere in June, July, August, September and October
- The best months to go to Denpasar are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
- On average, it is hot all year round in Denpasar
- The rainiest months in this city are January and December
- Negara is the city with the best climate, with good weather 9 months a year
- The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Kuta
Annual weather in Bali
For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Bali for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:
|Month||Our opinion||View Details|
|January||76°F to 88°F||tolerable weather*|
|February||76°F to 88°F||tolerable weather|
|March||76°F to 88°F||tolerable weather|
|April||77°F to 88°F||good weather*|
|May||77°F to 86°F||good weather*|
|June||77°F to 85°F||good weather*|
|July||76°F to 83°F||good weather*|
|August||76°F to 85°F||good weather*|
|October||76°F to 88°F||good weather*|
|November||77°F to 88°F||good weather*|
|December||77°F to 88°F||tolerable weather|
Best time to travel to Bali by cities
Climate and Weather in Bali
An island belonging to Indonesia, Bali is between Jakarta and Lombok, not for from both Malaysia and the Philippines. Small, this island is found close to the equator and is a tropical region with only two seasons: the dry season ranging from May to November or December with a few days of rain, especially in the late afternoon and evening as well as the rainy season - also known as the monsoon season between the months of January and April. The Bali climate is a ideal, where temperatures are pleasant throughout the entire year. Be careful however, because even when the temperatures are mild, it can burn the skin in less than an hour!
The coolest month in Bali is also the driest, which is July. The wettest month in Bali is January. Notably, it rains twice as much in northern Bali than in comparison to the south. However in this part of Indonesia, the rain does not fall for days on end. Instead, it can rain for an hour or so and then not at all for several days. Daylight hours are for their part, almost always the same: from 6 am to approximately 6:30 pm, by reason of the equatorial climate on the island. According to research, Bali is a lovely island to discover throughout any season. Not far, Jakarta also has this same type of climate.
Crossed by a volcanic chain, including the famous volcano Gunung Agung, Bali however has a slightly cooler weather within this mountainous area.
Temperatures and rainfall in Bali
On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Bali and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Denpasar, Kuta, Sanur, Ubud and Amed, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.
Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Bali
Find out when Bali has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.
Tourist seasons in Bali
The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December. The number of visitors to Bali is high in: July, August, September and October.
- Very low season in Bali: January, February, March and April.
- Low season in Bali: May, June, November and December.
- High season in Bali: July, September and October.
- Peek season in Bali: August.
Figure: Visitor index for Bali month by month
Where to go in Bali?
This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).
|Bali Barat National Park||86°F||86°F||86°F||86°F||86°F||85°F||83°F||85°F||86°F||88°F||88°F||86°F|
|Balian Beach (Tabanan)||85°F||86°F||86°F||86°F||85°F||83°F||81°F||81°F||85°F||86°F||86°F||85°F|
What can I do in Bali?
Beaches / swimming
Nature and countryside
Culture and heritage
Crafts / shopping