The best times to visit Jakarta for ideal weather are

June 25th to October 7th

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 Jakarta

Temperature

Average temperatures in Jakarta vary barely at all. 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 16th 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 Jakarta, the hottest months are October, May, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid October where highs are regularly around 93.3°F (34.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.6°F (25.9°C) at night.

Jakarta Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Jakarta 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.

Jakarta Perceived Temperature (F)

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Jakarta Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Jakarta 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)
Jan87.381.476.2
Feb87.181.376.1
Mar89.682.977.2
Apr90.883.877.9
May91.484.578.3
Jun90.683.977.9
Jul90.383.477.2
Aug91.48477.5
Sep9284.477.8
Oct92.384.778.2
Nov9183.677.6
Dec89.282.577.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan30.727.424.6
Feb30.627.424.5
Mar3228.325.1
Apr32.728.825.5
May3329.225.7
Jun32.628.825.5
Jul32.428.625.1
Aug3328.925.3
Sep33.329.125.4
Oct33.529.325.7
Nov32.828.725.3
Dec31.828.125.1


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Jakarta are August, September, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Jakarta? 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 Jakarta.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan40%010
Feb46%011.4
Mar28%05.9
Apr19%04.5
May14%03.3
Jun12%03
Jul10%02.6
Aug5%01
Sep7%02.1
Oct11%03.5
Nov21%04.7
Dec29%06.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan40025.4
Feb46029
Mar28015
Apr19011.4
May1408.4
Jun1207.6
Jul1006.6
Aug502.5
Sep705.3
Oct1108.9
Nov21011.9
Dec29016.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Jakarta has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (61.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (76%).

Wind in Jakarta is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 3.8 knots (4.3 MPH or 7 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 early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 9.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan3.8Barely noticeable8.1Gentle breeze
Feb2.8Barely noticeable7Gentle breeze
Mar3.3Barely noticeable7.6Gentle breeze
Apr2.6Barely noticeable6.7Light breeze
May2.2Barely noticeable6.3Gentle breeze
Jun2.3Barely noticeable6.6Light breeze
Jul2.5Barely noticeable6.5Gentle breeze
Aug2.6Barely noticeable6.8Light breeze
Sep2.5Barely noticeable6.6Gentle breeze
Oct2.4Barely noticeable6.5Light breeze
Nov2.6Barely noticeable6.6Gentle breeze
Dec3.3Barely noticeable7.3Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan74.1%
Feb76%
Mar70.6%
Apr69.9%
May68%
Jun67.5%
Jul65%
Aug62.1%
Sep61.6%
Oct63.6%
Nov68.3%
Dec71.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Jakarta?

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 Jakarta, Indonesia is January, followed by September and August. 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 Jakarta in April. 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 60.3 in April means 60.3% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Jakarta Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.7°F (33.2°C) and 88.1°F (31.2°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Jakarta, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 93.3°F (34.1°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: 2 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Jakarta to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.7°F (32.1°C) and 86.2°F (30.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 13 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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