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 February, March, 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
  • The cities with the best climate are Canggu, Jimbaran and Legian, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Kuta

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Bali for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 81°F to 85°F
13 to 31 days*
February 81°F to 85°F
12 to 28 days*
March 81°F to 85°F
12 to 30 days*
April 81°F to 85°F
10 to 26 days*
May 81°F to 85°F
9 to 22 days*
June 79°F to 83°F
7 to 17 days*
July 77°F to 81°F
4 to 15 days*
August 77°F to 81°F
3 to 12 days*
September 79°F to 81°F
4 to 11 days*
October 81°F to 85°F
5 to 16 days*
November 81°F to 85°F
9 to 26 days*
December 81°F to 85°F
12 to 30 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Bali by cities

Chargement en cours


The best months to go to Denpasar are february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.



The best months to go to Kuta are february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.



The best months to go to Sanur are february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

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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!

Bali: La vallée luxuriante de Sidemen

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.

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).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Lovina Beach83°F83°F85°F85°F85°F83°F83°F83°F83°F85°F85°F85°F
Nusa Lembongan86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F86°F86°F
Nusa Penida86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F86°F86°F
Bali Barat National Park86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F83°F85°F86°F88°F88°F86°F
Balian Beach (Tabanan)85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F83°F81°F81°F83°F85°F85°F85°F


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Is this weather information for Bali reliable?

Climate data for Bali has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Bali allows us to determine the average for each month in Denpasar, Kuta, Sanur, Ubud, Amed, Lovina Beach, Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Penida, and 36 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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