The best times to visit Flores for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 21st

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

 

 


Other Flores Travel Info

Weather in Flores

Temperature

Average temperatures in Flores vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 20th 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 Flores, the hottest months are November, October, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid November where highs are regularly around 93°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.6°F (25.3°C) at night.

Flores Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Flores 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.

Flores Perceived Temperature (F)

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Flores Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Flores 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 87.5 81.3 76.1
Feb 87.1 80.9 75.4
Mar 88.1 81.2 75.2
Apr 89.8 82.1 75.5
May 89.6 82 75.6
Jun 88.5 80.5 74.3
Jul 87.8 79.6 72.9
Aug 88.9 79.8 72.1
Sep 90.7 81.6 73.9
Oct 92 83.3 75.4
Nov 92.6 84.4 77.1
Dec 89.5 82.5 76.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.8 27.4 24.5
Feb 30.6 27.2 24.1
Mar 31.2 27.3 24
Apr 32.1 27.8 24.2
May 32 27.8 24.2
Jun 31.4 26.9 23.5
Jul 31 26.4 22.7
Aug 31.6 26.6 22.3
Sep 32.6 27.6 23.3
Oct 33.3 28.5 24.1
Nov 33.7 29.1 25.1
Dec 31.9 28.1 24.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Flores are July, August, and then June. 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 June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Flores? 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 Flores.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 34% 0 6.2
Feb 37% 0 6.2
Mar 29% 0 5.8
Apr 17% 0 2.9
May 8% 0 1.8
Jun 2% 0 0.3
Jul 1% 0 0.2
Aug 2% 0 0.6
Sep 3% 0 0.4
Oct 7% 0 1
Nov 11% 0 2.3
Dec 33% 0 6.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 34 0 15.7
Feb 37 0 15.7
Mar 29 0 14.7
Apr 17 0 7.4
May 8 0 4.6
Jun 2 0 0.8
Jul 1 0 0.5
Aug 2 0 1.5
Sep 3 0 1
Oct 7 0 2.5
Nov 11 0 5.8
Dec 33 0 17.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Flores has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (60.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (81.1%).

Wind in Flores is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by July and September. August’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.3 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 mid to late September where average top sustained speeds reach 9.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
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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 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Feb 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Mar 2.6 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Apr 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
May 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.1 Light breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 9.2 Light breeze
Aug 5.6 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.2 Light breeze 9.3 Light breeze
Oct 4 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.5 Light breeze
Dec 2.6 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.2%
Feb 81.1%
Mar 78.9%
Apr 74.4%
May 70.3%
Jun 66.5%
Jul 63.3%
Aug 60.3%
Sep 61.7%
Oct 64.9%
Nov 67.7%
Dec 76.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Flores?

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 Flores, Indonesia is March, followed by June and April. 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 Flores in September. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 61.9 in September means 61.9% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Flores Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 86.9°F (30.5°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the 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 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Flores, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 93°F (33.9°C) and 90.4°F (32.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Flores to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 91.3°F (32.9°C) and 86.6°F (30.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: consistently 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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