The best times to visit Gili Trawangan for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 14th

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 Gili Trawangan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Gili Trawangan vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 15th 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 Gili Trawangan, the hottest months are November, October, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid October where highs are regularly around 91.1°F (32.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75°F (23.9°C) at night.

Gili Trawangan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Gili Trawangan 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.

Gili Trawangan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Gili Trawangan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Gili Trawangan 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan87.981.475.2
Feb88.681.374.7
Mar88.981.274.4
Apr89.781.474.3
May88.981.173.1
Jun87.779.671.2
Jul86.478.469.6
Aug86.978.769.5
Sep8879.971.6
Oct90.482.174.1
Nov90.682.575
Dec88.881.575.1

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan31.127.424
Feb31.427.423.7
Mar31.627.323.6
Apr32.127.423.5
May31.627.322.8
Jun30.926.421.8
Jul30.225.820.9
Aug30.525.920.8
Sep31.126.622
Oct32.427.823.4
Nov32.628.123.9
Dec31.627.523.9


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gili Trawangan are August, July, 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 mid July. For example, on the week of July 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Gili Trawangan? 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 Gili Trawangan.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan36%07.5
Feb32%04.9
Mar31%04.7
Apr25%05.3
May15%03.9
Jun6%01.3
Jul4%02.3
Aug3%00.6
Sep10%02.6
Oct12%02.6
Nov30%06.3
Dec35%08.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan36019.1
Feb32012.4
Mar31011.9
Apr25013.5
May1509.9
Jun603.3
Jul405.8
Aug301.5
Sep1006.6
Oct1206.6
Nov30016
Dec35020.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Gili Trawangan has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (68.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (78.1%).

Wind in Gili Trawangan is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by January and September. August’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 10 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 February where average top sustained speeds reach 12.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.1Light breeze11.2Significant breeze
Feb4.7Light breeze11.3Significant breeze
Mar4.1Light breeze11Significant breeze
Apr3Barely noticeable9.2Gentle breeze
May3.6Barely noticeable9.7Significant breeze
Jun4.2Light breeze10.2Gentle breeze
Jul4.9Light breeze10.8Significant breeze
Aug5.4Light breeze11.2Significant breeze
Sep5Light breeze10.5Significant breeze
Oct4.7Light breeze11Significant breeze
Nov4Light breeze10.3Significant breeze
Dec3.7Barely noticeable10.1Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan76.9%
Feb77.1%
Mar77.1%
Apr78.1%
May75.9%
Jun73.3%
Jul71.8%
Aug68.9%
Sep69.2%
Oct69.2%
Nov73.1%
Dec78.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Gili Trawangan?

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 Gili Trawangan, 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 Gili Trawangan 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 somewhat 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 Gili Trawangan Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 88.3°F (31.3°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 10 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 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Gili Trawangan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 91.1°F (32.8°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 9 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 Gili Trawangan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.6°F (32°C) and 87.2°F (30.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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