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 February, June, July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Java (Jakarta) are January, February, March, July, August, September, October and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Java (Jakarta)
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, March, April, November and December
  • Timor is the city with the best climate, with good weather 7 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:

Month
January 81°F to 88°F
85%
February 81°F to 88°F
81%
March 81°F to 88°F
80%
April 81°F to 88°F
74%
May 81°F to 88°F
62%
June 81°F to 88°F
43%
July 81°F to 86°F
40%
August 79°F to 86°F
34%
September 79°F to 88°F
40%
October 81°F to 88°F
50%
November 81°F to 90°F
73%
December 81°F to 90°F
89%
* 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 january, february, march, july, august, september, october 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 june, july, august and september.

Sulawesi (Makassar)

Best time to go to Sulawesi (Makassar)

The best months to go to Sulawesi (Makassar) are january, february, march and december.

Sumatra (Medan)

Best time to go to Sumatra (Medan)

The best months to go to Sumatra (Medan) are february and march.

Flores

Best time to go to Flores

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


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Climate and Weather in Indonesia

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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.

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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)92°F92°F94°F95°F95°F95°F94°F94°F95°F95°F94°F94°F
Bali88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F88°F86°F83°F85°F86°F88°F88°F
Lombok90°F88°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F88°F92°F92°F90°F
Sulawesi (Makassar)88°F90°F92°F94°F94°F94°F92°F92°F95°F95°F95°F90°F
Sumatra (Medan)92°F94°F95°F95°F95°F97°F97°F97°F95°F95°F94°F92°F
Flores90°F90°F90°F92°F90°F88°F86°F86°F88°F90°F92°F92°F
Indonesian Papua88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F
Kalimantan (Borneo)90°F92°F92°F92°F94°F94°F94°F92°F94°F92°F92°F90°F
Komodo island88°F88°F90°F90°F88°F88°F86°F86°F90°F92°F92°F90°F
Moluques94°F94°F92°F94°F92°F90°F88°F88°F90°F94°F94°F94°F
Sumbawa88°F88°F90°F90°F88°F88°F86°F86°F90°F92°F92°F90°F
Timor90°F90°F90°F92°F90°F88°F88°F88°F90°F94°F94°F92°F
Rote Island90°F90°F92°F92°F90°F88°F88°F85°F86°F90°F92°F92°F
Sumba (Waingapu)90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F86°F86°F90°F92°F94°F92°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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