Indonesia: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Find the most favorable time to visit Indonesia from seasonal norms in many locations like Lombok or Surabaya below.

Best time to go to Southeast Asia?

When is the best time to go to Indonesia?

When is the best time to go to Indonesia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Indonesia, the weather is at least tolerable in August and September
  • The best months to go to Java are January, February, March, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Java
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February, March, April and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Komodo island, Sumbawa and Sumba (Waingapu), with good weather at least 6 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Java

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

Month Our opinion View Details
bad to tolerable* Indonesia in january
bad to tolerable* Indonesia in february
bad to tolerable* Indonesia in march
bad to tolerable* Indonesia in april
bad to good* Indonesia in may
bad to good* Indonesia in june
bad to good* Indonesia in july
tolerable to perfect* Indonesia in august
tolerable to good* Indonesia in september
bad to good* Indonesia in october
bad to tolerable* Indonesia in november
bad to tolerable* Indonesia in december

When to go to Indonesia by city

Java

Best time to go to Java

The best months to go to Java are january, february, march, august, september, october, november and december.

Bali

Best time to go to Bali

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

Lombok

Best time to go to Lombok

The best months to go to Lombok are july, august and september.

Sulawesi

Best time to go to Sulawesi

The best months to go to Sulawesi are january, february, march, july, august, september and december.

Sumatra

Best time to go to Sumatra

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



Climate and Weather in Indonesia

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Indonesia : Indonesia-100


Temperatures and rainfall in Indonesia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Indonesia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Java, Bali, Lombok, Sulawesi and Sumatra, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Indonesia

Click over cities for information about the weather.

cities in Indonesia

About Indonesia

What can I do in Indonesia?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for Indonesia reliable?

Climate data for Indonesia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Indonesia allows us to determine the average for each month in Java, Bali, Lombok, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Flores, Indonesian Papua, Kalimantan (Borneo), and 6 other cities.

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

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