When is the best time to go to Jakarta?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Jakarta are June, July, August and September
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • The rainiest months are January, February, March and April
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

Annual weather in Jakarta

For full information about the climate and weather in Jakarta a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 81°F/88°F
February 81°F/88°F
March 81°F/90°F
April 83°F/90°F
May 83°F/90°F
June 81°F/90°F
July 81°F/90°F
August 81°F/90°F
September 83°F/92°F
October 85°F/92°F
November 85°F/92°F
December 83°F/90°F

Weather and climate in Jakarta

Jakarta enjoys an equatorial (or tropical rainforest) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Jakarta is 90°F (ranging from 88°F in february to 92°F in october). Annual rainfall is 110in, with a minimum of 4in in august and a maximum of 13.8in in february.
  • Between the months of january and april the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 90°F and you can expect to have 12.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of may the climate is bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 83°F.
  • Between june and december the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 95°F and you can expect to have 10.5in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Jakarta

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Jakarta: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Jakarta

Find out when Jakarta has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Jakarta

  • Very low season in Jakarta
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March, April and June.
  • Low season in Jakarta
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: May, October and November.
  • High season in Jakarta
    The number of visitors to Jakarta is high in: July and September.
  • Peek season in Jakarta
    The largest number of tourists visiting Jakarta is during: August and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Jakarta month by month

Best time for low prices in Jakarta

Average prices of hotels in Jakarta month by month

Generally, September is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Jakarta. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, April is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Jakarta

On average, it costs $ 49 per day to hire a car in Jakarta. This price varies by $ 36 depending on the month. In march, hiring a car costs an average of $ 38 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in february is $ 73.

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