The best times to visit Manokwari for ideal weather are

July 16th to September 2nd

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



Other Manokwari Travel Info

Weather in Manokwari


Average temperatures in Manokwari 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 5th 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 Manokwari, the hottest months are October, May, and then November. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early October where highs are regularly around 90.1°F (32.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.9°F (23.8°C) at night.

Manokwari Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Manokwari 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.

Manokwari Perceived Temperature (F)


Manokwari Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Manokwari 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 88.5 81.1 75
Feb 88.1 80.7 75
Mar 87.9 80.7 74.8
Apr 88.2 81 75.1
May 88.8 81.8 75.3
Jun 88.2 81.2 75.2
Jul 87.6 80.8 74.5
Aug 87.8 81 74.6
Sep 88.6 81.3 74.8
Oct 89.3 81.8 74.7
Nov 89.2 81.5 75.2
Dec 88.9 81.3 75.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.4 27.3 23.9
Feb 31.2 27.1 23.9
Mar 31.1 27.1 23.8
Apr 31.2 27.2 23.9
May 31.6 27.7 24.1
Jun 31.2 27.3 24
Jul 30.9 27.1 23.6
Aug 31 27.2 23.7
Sep 31.4 27.4 23.8
Oct 31.8 27.7 23.7
Nov 31.8 27.5 24
Dec 31.6 27.4 24



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Manokwari are August, October, 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 late July. For example, on the week of July 23rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 5th.

When can you find snow in Manokwari? 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 Manokwari.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 30% 0 6.9
Feb 34% 0 8.1
Mar 37% 0 9
Apr 35% 0 9
May 21% 0 4.5
Jun 25% 0 4.1
Jul 17% 0 3.7
Aug 14% 0 1.9
Sep 22% 0 3.7
Oct 16% 0 2.7
Nov 22% 0 5
Dec 24% 0 6.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 30 0 17.5
Feb 34 0 20.6
Mar 37 0 22.9
Apr 35 0 22.9
May 21 0 11.4
Jun 25 0 10.4
Jul 17 0 9.4
Aug 14 0 4.8
Sep 22 0 9.4
Oct 16 0 6.9
Nov 22 0 12.7
Dec 24 0 17.5


Humidity and Wind

Manokwari has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (79.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (83.3%).

Wind in Manokwari is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and March. January’s average wind speed of around 2.9 knots (3.4 MPH or 5.4 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 March 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 Manokwari.

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 2.9 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
Feb 2.9 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 2.8 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
Apr 2 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
May 2 Barely noticeable 6.6 Gentle breeze
Jun 1.8 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Jul 2 Barely noticeable 6.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.1 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Sep 2.1 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.2 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Nov 2.2 Barely noticeable 6.7 Gentle breeze
Dec 2.3 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.2%
Feb 80.8%
Mar 82%
Apr 83.3%
May 81.6%
Jun 82.5%
Jul 82%
Aug 80.7%
Sep 80.1%
Oct 79.2%
Nov 80.8%
Dec 81.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Manokwari?

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 Manokwari, Indonesia is July, followed by December and March. 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 Manokwari in October. 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 21.5 in October means 21.5% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Manokwari Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.2°F (31.8°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow 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 4 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Manokwari, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 88.1°F (31.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 Manokwari to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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