When is the best time to go to East Timor?

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

  • In Timor-Leste, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Dili are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Dili
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February, March and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Baucau and Viqueque, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Dili


Annual weather in Timor-Leste

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

January 77°F to 85°F
12 to 23 days*
February 77°F to 85°F
14 to 21 days*
March 77°F to 86°F
13 to 19 days*
April 76°F to 86°F
6 to 13 days*
May 76°F to 86°F
6 to 9 days*
June 74°F to 85°F
1 to 4 days*
July 74°F to 83°F
2 to 3 days*
August 74°F to 85°F
0 to 1 days*
September 74°F to 86°F
1 to 2 days*
October 76°F to 90°F
2 to 6 days*
November 77°F to 90°F
5 to 10 days*
December 77°F to 86°F
15 to 21 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Timor-Leste by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Timor-Leste

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Timor-Leste and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Dili, Baucau, Ermera, Liquiçá and Pante Makasar (Oecussi), as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Timor-Leste

Find out when Timor-Leste 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 Timor-Leste

The months with low numbers of tourists are: . The number of visitors to Timor-Leste is high in: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

  • High season in Timor-Leste: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Timor-Leste month by month


Average price for flights to East Timor

A return flight between London and Dili is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 1509 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 1074 more for your airline ticket to Dili if you go in august.

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Where to go in Timor-Leste?

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.
Dili83°F83°F83°F85°F83°F83°F81°F83°F83°F85°F85°F85°F
Baucau85°F85°F86°F86°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F90°F90°F86°F
Ermera83°F83°F83°F85°F83°F83°F81°F83°F83°F85°F85°F85°F
Liquiçá83°F83°F83°F85°F83°F83°F81°F83°F83°F85°F85°F85°F
Pante Makasar (Oecussi)85°F85°F85°F86°F86°F85°F83°F85°F85°F86°F86°F86°F
Suai83°F83°F83°F85°F83°F83°F81°F83°F83°F85°F85°F85°F
Viqueque85°F85°F86°F86°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F90°F90°F86°F

Legend:

perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather

very bad weather


About Timor-Leste

What can I do in Timor-Leste?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife




Is this weather information for Timor-Leste reliable?

Climate data for Timor-Leste has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Timor-Leste allows us to determine the average for each month in Dili, Baucau, Ermera, Liquiçá, Pante Makasar (Oecussi), Suai and Viqueque.

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

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