The best times to visit Brunei for ideal weather are

mid-January

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

 


Brunei Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Brunei

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Brunei vary barely at all and are too warm to be considered temperate for most. The area is in the bottom 1 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Brunei, 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.

    Brunei Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    Brunei Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Brunei Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Average
    Low

    Brunei Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average Brunei 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 87.3 80.4 74.3
    Feb 87.8 80.8 74.6
    Mar 89.5 81.6 75.2
    Apr 90.7 82.6 75.5
    May 91.3 82.9 75.9
    Jun 91.3 82.8 75.6
    Jul 90.4 81.9 74.8
    Aug 90.7 82 74.8
    Sep 90.5 82 74.9
    Oct 89.9 81.6 74.9
    Nov 89.4 81.3 74.9
    Dec 89 81.4 75.2

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 30.7 26.9 23.5
    Feb 31 27.1 23.7
    Mar 31.9 27.6 24
    Apr 32.6 28.1 24.2
    May 32.9 28.3 24.4
    Jun 32.9 28.2 24.2
    Jul 32.4 27.7 23.8
    Aug 32.6 27.8 23.8
    Sep 32.5 27.8 23.8
    Oct 32.2 27.6 23.8
    Nov 31.9 27.4 23.8
    Dec 31.7 27.4 24

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Brunei are November, January, and then December. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid-to late September. For example, on the week of September 17th there are only 2.1 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 5.6 days with significant precipitation the week of January 1st.

    When can you find snow in Brunei? 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 Brunei.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 70 0 0.63
    Feb 52.9 0 0.38
    Mar 45.7 0 0.23
    Apr 60 0 0.37
    May 58.6 0 0.29
    Jun 51.4 0 0.31
    Jul 55.7 0 0.37
    Aug 51.4 0 0.3
    Sep 50 0 0.28
    Oct 62.9 0 0.36
    Nov 71.4 0 0.49
    Dec 68.6 0 0.44

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 70 0 1.6
    Feb 52.9 0 0.97
    Mar 45.7 0 0.58
    Apr 60 0 0.94
    May 58.6 0 0.74
    Jun 51.4 0 0.79
    Jul 55.7 0 0.94
    Aug 51.4 0 0.76
    Sep 50 0 0.71
    Oct 62.9 0 0.91
    Nov 71.4 0 1.24
    Dec 68.6 0 1.12

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Brunei has above average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is August (75% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (81.3%).

    Wind in Brunei is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by January and March. February’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.6 KPH) is considered “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 Brunei.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 5.1 a light breeze 11 a moderate breeze
    Feb 5.2 a light breeze 10.6 a gentle breeze
    Mar 4.9 a light breeze 10.7 a moderate breeze
    Apr 4.6 a light breeze 10.5 a gentle breeze
    May 4.4 a light breeze 10.4 a moderate breeze
    Jun 4.5 a light breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze
    Jul 4.5 a light breeze 10.8 a moderate breeze
    Aug 4.6 a light breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze
    Sep 4.6 a light breeze 11.2 a moderate breeze
    Oct 4.7 a light breeze 11 a moderate breeze
    Nov 4.7 a light breeze 10.8 a moderate breeze
    Dec 4.9 a light breeze 10.6 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 81.3
    Feb 80.2
    Mar 78.2
    Apr 77.1
    May 76
    Jun 75
    Jul 76.1
    Aug 75
    Sep 76.2
    Oct 77.8
    Nov 80
    Dec 80.4

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Brunei?

    As of 6/27/2017 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.
     

    Overall Brunei 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 warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is frequent with 14 to 18 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported 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 15 to 17 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Brunei, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    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 very great amount: 15 to 21 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Brunei 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 great amount: 15 to 22 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.

     


     

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