The best times to visit Brunei 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.

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Weather in Brunei

Temperature

Average temperatures in Brunei 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 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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Brunei Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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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Brunei Perceived Temperature (C)

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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 significant precipitation in Brunei 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 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Brunei.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 55% 0 19.7
Feb 39% 0 10.7
Mar 30% 0 7.1
Apr 39% 0 11
May 40% 0 8.9
Jun 34% 0 9.4
Jul 42% 0 11.3
Aug 36% 0 9.4
Sep 38% 0 8.4
Oct 46% 0 11.1
Nov 53% 0 14.6
Dec 48% 0 13.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 55 0 50
Feb 39 0 27.2
Mar 30 0 18
Apr 39 0 27.9
May 40 0 22.6
Jun 34 0 23.9
Jul 42 0 28.7
Aug 36 0 23.9
Sep 38 0 21.3
Oct 46 0 28.2
Nov 53 0 37.1
Dec 48 0 34.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Brunei 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 Brunei 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 Brunei.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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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 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
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?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Brunei Darussalam; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in 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 Brunei 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

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 33.1 in May means 33.1% of the tourists vs. December.


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 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 Brunei, 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 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 very great amount: 11 to 17 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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