When is the best time to go to Borneo (Indonesian Kalimantan)?

When is the best time to go to Borneo (Indonesian Kalimantan)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan), the weather is good across more than 54% of the territory for: August and September
  • The best month to go to Pontianak (Borneo) regarding the weather is August
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Pontianak (Borneo)
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February, April, October and November
  • Banjarmasin is the city with the best climate, with good weather 5 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Pontianak (Borneo)

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

January 83°F to 86°F
71%
February 83°F to 86°F
68%
March 83°F to 85°F
71%
April 85°F to 86°F
71%
May 85°F to 86°F
64%
June 83°F to 86°F
52%
July 83°F to 85°F
48%
August 83°F to 86°F
46%
September 83°F to 86°F
47%
October 85°F to 88°F
60%
November 83°F to 86°F
71%
December 83°F to 85°F
73%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Borneo (Kalimantan) by cities

Pontianak (Borneo)

Best time to go to Pontianak (Borneo)

The best time to go to Pontianak (Borneo) is august.

Banjarmasin

Best time to go to Banjarmasin

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

Palangkaraya

Best time to go to Palangkaraya

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

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Temperatures and rainfall in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan)

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Borneo (Kalimantan) and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Pontianak (Borneo), Banjarmasin, Palangkaraya, Samarinda and Tanjung Selor, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan)?

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.
Pontianak (Borneo)88°F88°F90°F90°F92°F92°F90°F92°F92°F90°F90°F88°F
Banjarmasin88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F88°F88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F88°F
Palangkaraya92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F90°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F
Samarinda88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F90°F92°F92°F92°F90°F
Tanjung Selor86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F86°F
Balikpapan86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F86°F85°F86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F
Banjarbaru88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F92°F90°F88°F
Derawan Islands86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F86°F
Kakaban Island86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F86°F
Tarakan86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F86°F
Barabai88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F92°F90°F88°F
Betung Kerihun National Park88°F90°F90°F92°F94°F92°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F90°F
Bidukbiduk86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F
Bunyu86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F86°F
Danau Sentarum National Park88°F90°F90°F90°F92°F90°F90°F92°F92°F92°F90°F88°F
Gunung Palung National Park86°F86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F
Handil88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F90°F92°F92°F92°F90°F
Kota Pagatan88°F86°F86°F86°F88°F86°F85°F86°F86°F88°F90°F88°F
Kutai National Park86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F
Martapura88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F92°F90°F88°F

Legend:

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather


Map of Borneo (Kalimantan)

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Legend: cities in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan)

About Borneo (Kalimantan)

What can I do in Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan)?

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Is this weather information for Borneo (Kalimantan) reliable?

Climate data for Borneo (Kalimantan) has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Borneo (Kalimantan) allows us to determine the average for each month in Pontianak (Borneo), Banjarmasin, Palangkaraya, Samarinda, Tanjung Selor, Balikpapan, Banjarbaru, Derawan Islands, and 31 other cities.

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

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