When is the best time to go to Surabaya?

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

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

Annual weather in Surabaya

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

January 81°F/88°F
February 81°F/88°F
March 83°F/90°F
April 83°F/90°F
May 83°F/90°F
June 83°F/90°F
July 81°F/90°F
August 81°F/90°F
September 83°F/92°F
October 85°F/94°F
November 85°F/92°F
December 83°F/90°F

Weather and climate in Surabaya

Surabaya enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Surabaya is 90°F (ranging from 88°F in february to 94°F in october). Annual rainfall is 78in, with a minimum of 0.6in in august and a maximum of 15.2in in january.
  • From january to march the climate is the worst possible. At lunchtime, it's 90°F in average and you can expect to have 13.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of april and july the climate is not good, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 90°F in average and it rains about 7% of the time in july.
  • From august to september the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 97°F and, in september, 1 days of rain are expected.
  • Between october and november the climate is correct. the thermometer goes up to 92°F°C.
  • In the month of december the climate is very bad. the thermometer goes up to 90°F°C and it rains about 10.7in each month.

Surabaya :

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Surabaya

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Surabaya: 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 Surabaya

Find out when Surabaya 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 Surabaya

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

Figure: Visitor index for Surabaya month by month

Best time for low prices in Surabaya

Average prices of hotels in Surabaya month by month

Generally, February is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Surabaya. 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 Surabaya

On average, it costs $ 58 per day to hire a car in Surabaya. This price varies by $ 1.1 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 57 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in march is $ 58.

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