The best times to visit Maluku Islands for ideal weather are

July 30th to October 28th

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 Maluku Islands

Temperature

Average temperatures in Maluku Islands 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 12th 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 Maluku Islands, the hottest months are November, October, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late November where highs are regularly around 90.2°F (32.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.6°F (24.8°C) at night.

Maluku Islands Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Maluku Islands 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.

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Maluku Islands Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Maluku Islands 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 89.3 83.4 75.8
Feb 89.1 83.3 75.3
Mar 89 83.3 75.8
Apr 88.9 83.3 76.4
May 88.5 83.3 76.6
Jun 87.7 82.7 76.3
Jul 86.9 82 75.6
Aug 86.6 81.8 75.1
Sep 88.2 82.7 75
Oct 89.7 84 75.9
Nov 89.9 84.3 76.6
Dec 89.5 83.8 76.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.8 28.6 24.3
Feb 31.7 28.5 24.1
Mar 31.7 28.5 24.3
Apr 31.6 28.5 24.7
May 31.4 28.5 24.8
Jun 30.9 28.2 24.6
Jul 30.5 27.8 24.2
Aug 30.3 27.7 23.9
Sep 31.2 28.2 23.9
Oct 32.1 28.9 24.4
Nov 32.2 29.1 24.8
Dec 31.9 28.8 24.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Maluku Islands are September, October, 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 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 mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Maluku Islands? 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 Maluku Islands.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Maluku Islands (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 19% 0 3.1
Feb 19% 0 3.2
Mar 26% 0 5.3
Apr 30% 0 6.3
May 25% 0 4.4
Jun 24% 0 7.2
Jul 15% 0 5.4
Aug 10% 0 1.3
Sep 6% 0 1.1
Oct 8% 0 1
Nov 17% 0 3.1
Dec 22% 0 4.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 7.9
Feb 19 0 8.1
Mar 26 0 13.5
Apr 30 0 16
May 25 0 11.2
Jun 24 0 18.3
Jul 15 0 13.7
Aug 10 0 3.3
Sep 6 0 2.8
Oct 8 0 2.5
Nov 17 0 7.9
Dec 22 0 11.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Maluku Islands has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (69.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (76.1%).

Wind in Maluku Islands is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 3.6 knots (4.2 MPH or 6.8 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 mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 8.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Feb 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Mar 2.1 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Apr 2 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
May 2.1 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Jun 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Jul 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.5 Light breeze
Aug 3.1 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Sep 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Oct 2 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Nov 2 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Dec 2 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.6%
Feb 72.4%
Mar 73.3%
Apr 75.5%
May 76%
Jun 76.1%
Jul 74%
Aug 72.3%
Sep 69.8%
Oct 69.3%
Nov 72.5%
Dec 73.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Maluku Islands?

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 Maluku Islands, Indonesia is August, followed by July and May. 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 Maluku Islands 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

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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 60.6 in December means 60.6% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Maluku Islands Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.6°F (32°C) and 88.1°F (31.2°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 9 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Maluku Islands, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 90.2°F (32.3°C) and 87.4°F (30.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Maluku Islands to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90°F (32.2°C) and 88.7°F (31.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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