The best times to visit Banjarmasin for ideal weather are

July 30th to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Banjarmasin Travel Info

Weather in Banjarmasin


Average temperatures in Banjarmasin 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 6th 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 Banjarmasin, the hottest months are October, September, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late September where highs are regularly around 94.2°F (34.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.7°F (22.6°C) at night.

Banjarmasin Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Banjarmasin Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Banjarmasin Perceived Temperature (F)


Banjarmasin Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Banjarmasin 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 87.7 80.6 74.6
Feb 88.3 81 74.9
Mar 89.2 81.2 74.9
Apr 90.2 81.9 75.5
May 91 82.4 75.6
Jun 90.6 81.7 74.5
Jul 89.6 80.6 73.1
Aug 91.3 81.4 72.6
Sep 92.8 82.5 72.8
Oct 93.2 82.8 73.9
Nov 91 81.8 74.9
Dec 88.3 80.5 74.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.9 27 23.7
Feb 31.3 27.2 23.8
Mar 31.8 27.3 23.8
Apr 32.3 27.7 24.2
May 32.8 28 24.2
Jun 32.6 27.6 23.6
Jul 32 27 22.8
Aug 32.9 27.4 22.6
Sep 33.8 28.1 22.7
Oct 34 28.2 23.3
Nov 32.8 27.7 23.8
Dec 31.3 26.9 23.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Banjarmasin are September, August, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid September. For example, on the week of September 10th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.

When can you find snow in Banjarmasin? 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 Banjarmasin.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Banjarmasin (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 50% 0 9.5
Feb 45% 0 10.3
Mar 40% 0 8.7
Apr 33% 0 9.1
May 25% 0 4.8
Jun 27% 0 5.6
Jul 23% 0 4.5
Aug 16% 0 3.1
Sep 10% 0 2.4
Oct 22% 0 4.6
Nov 38% 0 8
Dec 53% 0 12.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 50 0 24.1
Feb 45 0 26.2
Mar 40 0 22.1
Apr 33 0 23.1
May 25 0 12.2
Jun 27 0 14.2
Jul 23 0 11.4
Aug 16 0 7.9
Sep 10 0 6.1
Oct 22 0 11.7
Nov 38 0 20.3
Dec 53 0 32.5


Humidity and Wind

Banjarmasin has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (65.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81.4%).

Wind in Banjarmasin is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and January. September’s average wind speed of around 3.5 knots (4.1 MPH or 6.6 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid to late September where average top sustained speeds reach 11.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Banjarmasin.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 2.9 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.2 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 2.9 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
May 2.8 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.5 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.3 Barely noticeable 10 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.2 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.1 Barely noticeable 9.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.6%
Feb 79.3%
Mar 78.7%
Apr 77.9%
May 76%
Jun 75.2%
Jul 74.4%
Aug 69.2%
Sep 65.7%
Oct 68.6%
Nov 76.6%
Dec 81.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Banjarmasin?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Indonesia; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 20, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Banjarmasin, Indonesia is May, followed by August and July. 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 Banjarmasin in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 80.4 in December means 80.4% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Banjarmasin Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.5°F (33.1°C) and 88.8°F (31.6°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Banjarmasin, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 94.2°F (34.6°C) and 90.2°F (32.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 11 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Banjarmasin to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.8°F (31.6°C) and 86.9°F (30.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 13 to 16 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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