The best times to visit Bandar Seri Begawan for ideal weather are
early to mid January
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Bandar Seri Begawan Travel Guide
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Weather in Bandar Seri Begawan
Average temperatures in Bandar Seri Begawan vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the bottom 1 percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bandar Seri Begawan, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 92.1°F (33.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.4°F (24.1°C) at night.
Bandar Seri Begawan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Bandar Seri Begawan Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Bandar Seri Begawan Perceived Temperature (F)
Bandar Seri Begawan Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Bandar Seri Begawan Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bandar Seri Begawan are March, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid to late September. For example, on the week of September 17th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.
When can you find snow in Bandar Seri Begawan? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bandar Seri Begawan.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bandar Seri Begawan (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Bandar Seri Begawan has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (75% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (81.3%).
Wind in Bandar Seri Begawan is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and March. February’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early November where average top sustained speeds reach 11.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bandar Seri Begawan.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||5.1||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Feb||5.2||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.9||Light breeze||10.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||4.6||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.4||Light breeze||10.4||Significant breeze|
|Jun||4.5||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.5||Light breeze||10.8||Significant breeze|
|Aug||4.6||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.6||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.7||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Nov||4.7||Light breeze||10.8||Significant breeze|
|Dec||4.9||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Bandar Seri Begawan?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Brunei; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei is December, followed by November and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bandar Seri Begawan in May. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Bandar Seri Begawan Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.6°F (33.1°C) and 88.8°F (31.6°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 10 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Bandar Seri Begawan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 91°F (32.8°C) and 88.7°F (31.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 11 to 16 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Bandar Seri Begawan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.3°F (31.8°C) and 87°F (30.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 11 to 17 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.