The best times to visit Ketapang for ideal weather are

July 23rd to August 12th

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

 

 


Other Ketapang Travel Info

Weather in Ketapang

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ketapang 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 6th 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 Ketapang, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late April where highs are regularly around 90.7°F (32.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.8°F (24.3°C) at night.

Ketapang Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ketapang 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.

Ketapang Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ketapang Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ketapang 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 86.9 81.6 76.2
Feb 87.6 81.7 75.8
Mar 88.3 82 75.6
Apr 89.2 82.3 75.5
May 90.1 82.8 75.6
Jun 89.9 82.3 75.2
Jul 88.8 81.3 74.4
Aug 89.5 81.3 74.1
Sep 89.4 81.7 74.4
Oct 88.7 81.3 74.7
Nov 88 81.3 75.3
Dec 87 81 75.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.5 27.6 24.6
Feb 30.9 27.6 24.3
Mar 31.3 27.8 24.2
Apr 31.8 27.9 24.2
May 32.3 28.2 24.2
Jun 32.2 27.9 24
Jul 31.6 27.4 23.6
Aug 31.9 27.4 23.4
Sep 31.9 27.6 23.6
Oct 31.5 27.4 23.7
Nov 31.1 27.4 24.1
Dec 30.6 27.2 24.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ketapang are September, July, 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 early July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.

When can you find snow in Ketapang? 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 Ketapang.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ketapang (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 22% 0 4.7
Feb 20% 0 3.2
Mar 21% 0 4.2
Apr 28% 0 6.6
May 21% 0 4.3
Jun 22% 0 5.1
Jul 14% 0 2.7
Aug 14% 0 3.2
Sep 13% 0 3.6
Oct 34% 0 8.3
Nov 46% 0 13.6
Dec 41% 0 10.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 11.9
Feb 20 0 8.1
Mar 21 0 10.7
Apr 28 0 16.8
May 21 0 10.9
Jun 22 0 13
Jul 14 0 6.9
Aug 14 0 8.1
Sep 13 0 9.1
Oct 34 0 21.1
Nov 46 0 34.5
Dec 41 0 26.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Ketapang has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (73.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81.2%).

Wind in Ketapang is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by September and July. August’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.2 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 August where average top sustained speeds reach 10.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.2 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 2.7 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
May 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.2 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.5 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.1 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77.8%
Feb 77.1%
Mar 77.6%
Apr 78.7%
May 77%
Jun 75.8%
Jul 75.1%
Aug 73.7%
Sep 73.9%
Oct 78.1%
Nov 80.2%
Dec 81.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ketapang?

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 Ketapang, Indonesia is March, followed by December and July. 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 Ketapang in June. 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 46.3 in June means 46.3% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Ketapang Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.3°F (32.4°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 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 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Ketapang, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 14 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 Ketapang to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88°F (31.1°C) and 86.6°F (30.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 13 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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