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 May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to Denpasar are May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Denpasar are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are January and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Lovina Beach, Bubunan, mount Batur, Negara, Singaraja and Banjar, with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Bubunan

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

January 83°F to 86°F
February 83°F to 86°F
March 83°F to 86°F
April 83°F to 86°F
May 83°F to 86°F
June 81°F to 85°F
July 79°F to 85°F
August 79°F to 83°F
September 79°F to 85°F
October 83°F to 86°F
November 83°F to 88°F
December 83°F to 86°F
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Bali by cities


Best time to go to Denpasar

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


Best time to go to Kuta

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


Best time to go to Sanur

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


Best time to go to Ubud

The best months to go to Ubud are may, june, july, august, september and october.


Best time to go to Amed

The best months to go to Amed are may, june, july, august, september and october.

Lovina Beach

Best time to go to Lovina Beach

The best months to go to Lovina Beach are may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Other cities and places in Bali

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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!

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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 Beach88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F88°F86°F86°F86°F90°F90°F88°F
Balian Beach (Tabanan)86°F86°F88°F88°F86°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F86°F86°F
Mount Agung88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F85°F85°F83°F85°F86°F88°F86°F
mount Batur88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F88°F86°F86°F86°F90°F90°F88°F
Nusa Dua86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F86°F85°F83°F83°F86°F88°F86°F


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Map of Bali

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About Bali

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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, Balian Beach (Tabanan), Bubunan, and 18 other cities.

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

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