The best times to visit Luwuk for ideal weather are

September 17th to December 2nd

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



Other Luwuk Travel Info

Weather in Luwuk


Average temperatures in Luwuk vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 10th 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 Luwuk, the hottest months are December, January, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late February and early March where highs are regularly around 89.5°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.1°F (25.1°C) at night.

Luwuk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Luwuk Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Luwuk Perceived Temperature (F)


Luwuk Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Luwuk 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 89 83 76.8
Feb 88.9 83 76.9
Mar 88.6 82.5 76.6
Apr 88 82.1 76.2
May 86.8 81.6 76.1
Jun 85.5 80.4 75.6
Jul 84.1 79.1 74.6
Aug 84.2 79 74.1
Sep 86 80.4 74.6
Oct 87.9 82.1 76
Nov 88.9 82.9 76.9
Dec 89.1 83.1 77.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.7 28.3 24.9
Feb 31.6 28.3 24.9
Mar 31.4 28.1 24.8
Apr 31.1 27.8 24.6
May 30.4 27.6 24.5
Jun 29.7 26.9 24.2
Jul 28.9 26.2 23.7
Aug 29 26.1 23.4
Sep 30 26.9 23.7
Oct 31.1 27.8 24.4
Nov 31.6 28.3 24.9
Dec 31.7 28.4 25.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Luwuk are October, November, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late September. For example, on the week of September 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Luwuk? 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 Luwuk.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 14% 0 1.9
Feb 16% 0 3
Mar 24% 0 3.3
Apr 24% 0 4.3
May 23% 0 3.7
Jun 27% 0 3.9
Jul 29% 0 6
Aug 25% 0 3.7
Sep 11% 0 1.2
Oct 5% 0 0.8
Nov 11% 0 1.9
Dec 20% 0 3.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 0 4.8
Feb 16 0 7.6
Mar 24 0 8.4
Apr 24 0 10.9
May 23 0 9.4
Jun 27 0 9.9
Jul 29 0 15.2
Aug 25 0 9.4
Sep 11 0 3
Oct 5 0 2
Nov 11 0 4.8
Dec 20 0 8.4


Humidity and Wind

Luwuk has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (67.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (75.5%).

Wind in Luwuk is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by September and July. August’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8 MPH or 12.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late August to early September where average top sustained speeds reach 12.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Feb 4.2 Light breeze 7.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.1 Light breeze 6.9 Light breeze
Apr 4.1 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
May 5 Light breeze 8.8 Light breeze
Jun 5.5 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 10.5 Light breeze
Aug 7 Gentle breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Sep 6.7 Light breeze 11.2 Light breeze
Oct 5.9 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.3 Light breeze 7.2 Light breeze
Dec 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 72%
Feb 71.1%
Mar 73.3%
Apr 74.7%
May 74.4%
Jun 75.5%
Jul 75.3%
Aug 72.6%
Sep 68.6%
Oct 67.8%
Nov 70.9%
Dec 73.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Luwuk?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 14, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Luwuk, Indonesia is May, followed by August 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 Luwuk in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 80.4 in December means 80.4% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Luwuk Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 86.5°F (30.3°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Luwuk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 85.5°F (29.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 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 Luwuk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 88.6°F (31.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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