When is the best time to go to Papua?

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

  • In Indonesian Papua, the weather is at least tolerable in June, July, August, September and October
  • The weather is tolerable all year to go to Jayapura
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Jayapura
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, March, April and December
  • Merauke is the city with the best climate, with good weather 4 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Jayapura

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

Month
January 63°F to 86°F
87%
February 63°F to 85°F
84%
March 63°F to 86°F
88%
April 63°F to 86°F
90%
May 63°F to 86°F
87%
June 61°F to 86°F
82%
July 61°F to 85°F
79%
August 61°F to 85°F
77%
September 63°F to 85°F
78%
October 63°F to 86°F
77%
November 63°F to 86°F
87%
December 63°F to 86°F
87%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Indonesian Papua by cities

Jayapura

Best time to go to Jayapura

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

Agats

Best time to go to Agats

The best months to go to Agats je %MONTH% are june, july, august, september and october.

Kaimana

Best time to go to Kaimana

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

Merauke

Best time to go to Merauke

The best months to go to Merauke je %MONTH% are august, september, october and november.

Nabire

Best time to go to Nabire

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

Raja Ampat Islands

Best time to go to Raja Ampat Islands

The best months to go to Raja Ampat Islands je %MONTH% are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.


Other cities and places in Indonesian Papua

See full list of cities

Tours and organised trips in Indonesian Papua


Climate and Weather in Indonesian Papua

This content will be available soon.

Indonesian Papua: sunset


Temperatures and rainfall in Indonesian Papua

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Indonesian Papua and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Jayapura, Agats, Kaimana, Merauke and Nabire, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

86°F
77°F
86°F
77°F
86°F
77°F
86°F
77°F
86°F
77°F
86°F
77°F
86°F
76°F
86°F
76°F
86°F
77°F
86°F
77°F
86°F
77°F
86°F
77°F
92% 86% 91% 94% 89% 85% 83% 83% 85% 89% 88% 90%
86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F
70°F
54°F
70°F
54°F
72°F
54°F
72°F
54°F
72°F
54°F
72°F
52°F
72°F
52°F
72°F
52°F
72°F
52°F
72°F
54°F
72°F
56°F
72°F
56°F
98% 97% 100% 100% 97% 96% 96% 98% 99% 96% 100% 100%
90°F
76°F
90°F
77°F
90°F
76°F
90°F
76°F
88°F
77°F
86°F
76°F
85°F
76°F
83°F
76°F
85°F
76°F
88°F
76°F
90°F
76°F
90°F
76°F
91% 89% 92% 90% 87% 87% 78% 65% 69% 67% 82% 87%
92°F
79°F
92°F
79°F
90°F
77°F
90°F
77°F
90°F
77°F
86°F
77°F
86°F
76°F
86°F
76°F
88°F
76°F
92°F
77°F
94°F
79°F
94°F
79°F
82% 79% 82% 75% 62% 40% 31% 23% 30% 39% 51% 73%
92°F
77°F
92°F
76°F
92°F
76°F
92°F
76°F
92°F
76°F
90°F
76°F
90°F
74°F
90°F
76°F
90°F
76°F
92°F
76°F
92°F
77°F
92°F
77°F
74% 80% 87% 88% 83% 71% 76% 72% 75% 74% 85% 77%
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
88°F
77°F
88°F
77°F
88°F
77°F
88°F
77°F
90°F
77°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
82% 79% 77% 87% 85% 75% 73% 67% 72% 73% 90% 88%
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
88°F
77°F
88°F
77°F
88°F
77°F
88°F
77°F
90°F
77°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
82% 79% 77% 87% 85% 75% 73% 67% 72% 73% 90% 88%
70°F
54°F
70°F
54°F
72°F
54°F
72°F
54°F
72°F
54°F
72°F
52°F
72°F
52°F
72°F
52°F
72°F
52°F
72°F
54°F
72°F
56°F
72°F
56°F
98% 97% 100% 100% 97% 96% 96% 98% 99% 96% 100% 100%
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
88°F
77°F
88°F
77°F
88°F
77°F
88°F
77°F
90°F
77°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
82% 79% 77% 87% 85% 75% 73% 67% 72% 73% 90% 88%
92°F
77°F
92°F
76°F
92°F
76°F
92°F
76°F
92°F
76°F
90°F
76°F
90°F
74°F
90°F
76°F
90°F
76°F
92°F
76°F
92°F
77°F
92°F
77°F
74% 80% 87% 88% 83% 71% 76% 72% 75% 74% 85% 77%
90°F
79°F
88°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
81°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
89% 83% 87% 92% 86% 89% 84% 88% 82% 76% 83% 87%
86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F 86°F
86°F
76°F
86°F
76°F
86°F
76°F
86°F
76°F
88°F
76°F
88°F
76°F
88°F
74°F
86°F
74°F
88°F
74°F
88°F
74°F
88°F
76°F
88°F
76°F
79% 78% 87% 92% 84% 77% 77% 77% 81% 76% 85% 84%
90°F
81°F
88°F
81°F
90°F
81°F
90°F
81°F
90°F
81°F
90°F
81°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
79°F
90°F
81°F
90°F
81°F
90°F
81°F
89% 83% 87% 92% 86% 89% 84% 87% 82% 76% 83% 87%
70°F
56°F
70°F
56°F
70°F
56°F
70°F
58°F
70°F
58°F
68°F
58°F
68°F
56°F
68°F
56°F
68°F
56°F
70°F
56°F
70°F
58°F
70°F
58°F
99% 97% 99% 99% 99% 99% 96% 98% 98% 95% 98% 98%

Where to go in Indonesian Papua?

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.
Jayapura86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F
Agats70°F70°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F
Kaimana90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F86°F85°F83°F85°F88°F90°F90°F
Merauke92°F92°F90°F90°F90°F86°F86°F86°F88°F92°F94°F94°F
Nabire92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F90°F90°F90°F90°F92°F92°F92°F
Raja Ampat Islands90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F
Sorong90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F
Wamena (Baliem Valley)70°F70°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F72°F
Batanta90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F
Bawe (Taman Nasional Teluk Cenderawasih)92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F90°F90°F90°F90°F92°F92°F92°F
Biak90°F88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F
Manokwari86°F86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F
Numfor90°F88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F
Paniai Lakes70°F70°F70°F70°F70°F68°F68°F68°F68°F70°F70°F70°F
Pantai Patawana86°F86°F86°F86°F88°F86°F85°F83°F85°F86°F86°F86°F
Sarmi90°F90°F90°F92°F92°F92°F92°F90°F92°F92°F92°F92°F
Timika94°F92°F92°F92°F90°F88°F85°F85°F86°F90°F92°F94°F
Waigeo90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F
Wasai90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F
Yapen90°F88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F

Legend:

good weather

tolerable weather

very bad weather


Map of Indonesian Papua

Click over cities for information about the weather.

Chargement en cours
Legend: cities in Indonesian Papua

About Indonesian Papua

What can I do in Indonesian Papua?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Recommended for you:

Is this weather information for Indonesian Papua reliable?

Climate data for Indonesian Papua has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Indonesian Papua allows us to determine the average for each month in Jayapura, Agats, Kaimana, Merauke, Nabire, Raja Ampat Islands, Sorong, Wamena (Baliem Valley), and 12 other cities.

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

Change units