The best times to visit Purwokerto for ideal weather are
July 16th to September 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Purwokerto Travel Guide
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Weather in Purwokerto
Average temperatures in Purwokerto 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 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 Purwokerto, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early May where highs are regularly around 90.1°F (32.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.7°F (24.8°C) at night.
Purwokerto Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Purwokerto Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Purwokerto Perceived Temperature (F)
Purwokerto Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Purwokerto 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Purwokerto 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 to mid August. For example, on the week of August 6th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.
When can you find snow in Purwokerto? 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 Purwokerto.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Purwokerto (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Purwokerto has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (75.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (79.2%).
Wind in Purwokerto is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by September and July. August’s average wind speed of around 6.5 knots (7.5 MPH or 12.1 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 late July where average top sustained speeds reach 11.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Purwokerto.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||3.1||Barely noticeable||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||3||Barely noticeable||7.7||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3||Barely noticeable||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|May||4||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.7||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.8||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||6.5||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||6||Light breeze||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.2||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.2||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||2.9||Barely noticeable||7.5||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Purwokerto?
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 Purwokerto, Indonesia is November, followed by January 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 Purwokerto in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Purwokerto Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.7°F (32.1°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Purwokerto, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 84.3°F (29.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 15 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Purwokerto to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 87.8°F (31°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 12 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.