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 66% of the territory for: August and September
  • The best months to go to Pontianak (Borneo) are July, August and September
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Pontianak (Borneo)
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December
  • Singkawang is the city with the best climate, with good weather 9 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
83%
February 83°F to 86°F
78%
March 83°F to 86°F
81%
April 83°F to 88°F
84%
May 85°F to 88°F
79%
June 83°F to 88°F
66%
July 83°F to 86°F
62%
August 83°F to 86°F
58%
September 83°F to 88°F
58%
October 83°F to 90°F
71%
November 83°F to 88°F
82%
December 83°F to 86°F
83%
* 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 months to go to Pontianak (Borneo) are july, august and september.

Banjarmasin

Best time to go to Banjarmasin

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

Palangkaraya

Best time to go to Palangkaraya

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

Samarinda

Best time to go to Samarinda

The best months to go to Samarinda are august and september.

Tanjung Selor

Best time to go to Tanjung Selor

The best months to go to Tanjung Selor are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Balikpapan

Best time to go to Balikpapan

The best months to go to Balikpapan are august and september.

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Borneo (Kalimantan):


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)90°F92°F92°F94°F94°F94°F94°F94°F94°F92°F92°F90°F
Banjarmasin90°F90°F92°F92°F92°F92°F90°F92°F94°F94°F94°F92°F
Palangkaraya92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F94°F94°F92°F92°F
Samarinda90°F90°F90°F90°F92°F90°F88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F90°F
Tanjung Selor88°F88°F88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F
Balikpapan90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F
Banjarbaru90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F92°F94°F92°F90°F
Derawan Islands88°F88°F88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F
Kakaban Island88°F88°F88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F
Tarakan88°F88°F88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F
Barabai90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F92°F94°F92°F90°F
Betung Kerihun National Park90°F90°F92°F92°F94°F94°F94°F94°F94°F92°F92°F90°F
Bidukbiduk88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F
Bunyu88°F88°F88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F
Danau Sentarum National Park88°F90°F90°F92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F90°F90°F
Gunung Palung National Park88°F88°F88°F90°F92°F90°F90°F88°F90°F88°F88°F88°F
Handil90°F90°F90°F90°F92°F90°F88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F90°F
Kota Pagatan90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F
Kutai National Park88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F90°F90°F90°F90°F
Martapura90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F90°F92°F94°F92°F90°F

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Map of Borneo (Kalimantan)

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Legend: cities 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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