When is the best time to go to the Maluku Islands?

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

  • The weather is at least tolerable in the Maluku Islands throughout the year
  • The best months to go to Ambon are September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Ambon are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June and July
  • Wetar is the city with the best climate, with good weather 7 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Ambon

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

Month
January 83°F to 88°F
81%
February 83°F to 88°F
75%
March 83°F to 88°F
79%
April 83°F to 88°F
81%
May 81°F to 88°F
78%
June 79°F to 88°F
73%
July 79°F to 88°F
68%
August 79°F to 86°F
51%
September 83°F to 88°F
47%
October 85°F to 88°F
48%
November 85°F to 88°F
65%
December 85°F to 88°F
80%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Moluques by cities

Ambon

Best time to go to Ambon

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

Banda Islands

Best time to go to Banda Islands

The best months to go to Banda Islands je %MONTH% are september, october and november.

Kai Islands

Best time to go to Kai Islands

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

Kota Masohi

Best time to go to Kota Masohi

The best time to go to Kota Masohi is october.

Morotai

Best time to go to Morotai

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

Saparua

Best time to go to Saparua

The best time to go to Saparua is october.


Other cities and places in the Maluku Islands

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Tours and organised trips in the Maluku Islands


Climate and Weather in the Maluku Islands

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Temperatures and rainfall in the Maluku Islands

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Moluques and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Ambon, Banda Islands, Kai Islands, Kota Masohi and Morotai, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

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Where to go in the Maluku Islands?

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.
Ambon88°F88°F88°F90°F88°F86°F85°F85°F85°F88°F90°F90°F
Banda Islands90°F88°F88°F90°F90°F88°F86°F85°F85°F88°F90°F90°F
Kai Islands90°F88°F88°F90°F88°F86°F86°F83°F85°F86°F88°F90°F
Kota Masohi92°F92°F92°F90°F90°F88°F86°F85°F86°F90°F92°F92°F
Morotai90°F90°F90°F92°F92°F92°F92°F90°F92°F92°F92°F90°F
Saparua92°F92°F92°F90°F90°F88°F86°F85°F86°F90°F92°F92°F
Seram92°F92°F92°F90°F90°F88°F86°F85°F86°F90°F92°F92°F
Ternate90°F88°F90°F90°F92°F90°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F
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Map of Moluques

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Is this weather information for Moluques reliable?

Climate data for Moluques has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Moluques allows us to determine the average for each month in Ambon, Banda Islands, Kai Islands, Kota Masohi, Morotai, Saparua, Seram, Ternate, and 11 other cities.

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

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