Best time to go to Sulawesi for a perfect weather and where to go?

Find the most favorable time to go to Sulawesi from seasonal norms in many locations like Enrekang or Parepare below.

When is the best time to go to Sulawesi?

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

  • In Sulawesi, the weather is at least tolerable in January, February, March, August, September and December
  • The best months to go to Makassar are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Makassar are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • January is the wettest month in this city
  • Sengkang is the city with the best climate, with good weather 8 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Bitung

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

Month
January 26°C to 30°C
73%
February 26°C to 30°C
73%
March 26°C to 31°C
78%
April 27°C to 31°C
83%
May 28°C to 31°C
81%
June 27°C to 31°C
72%
July 27°C to 31°C
61%
August 27°C to 31°C
49%
September 27°C to 32°C
46%
October 27°C to 33°C
54%
November 27°C to 32°C
79%
December 26°C to 31°C
82%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Sulawesi by cities

Makassar

Best time to go to Makassar

The best months to go to Makassar are january, february, march, april, june, july, august, september and december.

Bitung

Best time to go to Bitung

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

Kendari

Best time to go to Kendari

The best months to go to Kendari are september and october.

Manado

Best time to go to Manado

The best months to go to Manado are january, february, march, april, august, september, november and december.

Palu

Best time to go to Palu

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

Tomohon

Best time to go to Tomohon

The best months to go to Tomohon are january, february, march, april, august, september, november and december.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Sulawesi

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Sulawesi and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Makassar, Bitung, Kendari, Manado and Palu, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

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Where to go in Sulawesi?

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.
Makassar32°C32°C33°C34°C34°C33°C33°C34°C35°C35°C35°C33°C
Bitung32°C31°C32°C33°C33°C33°C32°C32°C33°C33°C33°C32°C
Kendari32°C32°C32°C32°C31°C30°C30°C30°C32°C33°C34°C33°C
Manado31°C31°C32°C33°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C35°C33°C32°C
Palu32°C31°C31°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C33°C32°C32°C32°C
Tomohon31°C31°C32°C33°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C35°C33°C32°C
Ampana32°C32°C32°C32°C33°C33°C33°C33°C34°C33°C33°C32°C
Bunaken Island31°C31°C32°C33°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C35°C33°C32°C
Buton32°C32°C33°C33°C32°C31°C31°C31°C32°C33°C33°C33°C
Lembeh32°C31°C32°C32°C33°C33°C32°C32°C33°C33°C33°C32°C
Luwuk33°C33°C33°C33°C33°C32°C31°C31°C32°C33°C34°C33°C
Mamasa32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C33°C33°C33°C32°C
Palopo34°C33°C33°C33°C33°C33°C33°C33°C33°C34°C34°C34°C
Parepare33°C33°C34°C34°C34°C34°C33°C33°C34°C35°C35°C34°C
Polewali32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C33°C33°C33°C32°C
Sangihe Islands31°C31°C32°C32°C33°C33°C32°C32°C32°C33°C32°C32°C
Selayar32°C32°C33°C34°C34°C33°C33°C34°C35°C35°C35°C33°C
Sengkang33°C34°C34°C33°C32°C31°C31°C31°C33°C35°C35°C34°C
Togian Islands33°C33°C33°C33°C33°C32°C31°C31°C32°C33°C34°C33°C
Tondano31°C31°C32°C33°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C35°C33°C32°C

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Is this weather information for Sulawesi reliable?

Climate data for Sulawesi has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Sulawesi allows us to determine the average for each month in Makassar, Bitung, Kendari, Manado, Palu, Tomohon, Ampana, Bunaken Island, and 17 other cities.

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

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