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 good across more than 56% of the territory for: July, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to Java (Jakarta) are June, July, August and September
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Java (Jakarta)
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February, March, April and December
  • Bali is the city with the best climate, with good weather 12 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Java (Jakarta)

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

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

Best time to travel to Indonesia by cities

Java (Jakarta)

Best time to go to Java (Jakarta)

The best months to go to Java (Jakarta) are june, july, august and september.


Best time to go to Bali

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


Best time to go to Lombok

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

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 (Jakarta), Bali, Lombok, Sulawesi (Makassar) and Sumatra (Medan), as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Where to go in Indonesia?

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.
Java (Jakarta)86°F86°F88°F88°F90°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F88°F
Sulawesi (Makassar)86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F86°F86°F88°F90°F92°F90°F86°F
Sumatra (Medan)88°F90°F92°F92°F94°F94°F94°F94°F92°F90°F90°F88°F
Indonesian Papua83°F81°F81°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F
Kalimantan (Borneo)88°F88°F90°F90°F92°F92°F90°F92°F92°F90°F90°F88°F
Komodo island85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F88°F88°F86°F
Rote Island86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F83°F83°F83°F83°F86°F88°F86°F
Sumba (Waingapu)86°F85°F86°F86°F85°F83°F83°F83°F86°F88°F88°F86°F


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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 (Jakarta), Bali, Lombok, Sulawesi (Makassar), Sumatra (Medan), 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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