The best times to visit Sorong for ideal weather are

mid August

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



Other Sorong Travel Info

Weather in Sorong


Average temperatures in Sorong 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 bottom 1 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 Sorong, the hottest months are January, March, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 89.5°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.5°F (24.2°C) at night.

Sorong Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Sorong 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.

Sorong Perceived Temperature (F)


Sorong Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Sorong 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 81.3 75.2
Feb 88 81.1 75.2
Mar 88.4 81.3 75.4
Apr 88.7 81.2 75.3
May 88.3 80.9 75.3
Jun 87 79.8 74.7
Jul 86.3 79 74.1
Aug 86.3 78.8 74
Sep 87.6 79.9 74.5
Oct 89 80.9 74.8
Nov 88.8 80.9 75.2
Dec 88.7 81.2 75.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.4 27.4 24
Feb 31.1 27.3 24
Mar 31.3 27.4 24.1
Apr 31.5 27.3 24.1
May 31.3 27.2 24.1
Jun 30.6 26.6 23.7
Jul 30.2 26.1 23.4
Aug 30.2 26 23.3
Sep 30.9 26.6 23.6
Oct 31.7 27.2 23.8
Nov 31.6 27.2 24
Dec 31.5 27.3 24.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sorong are January, February, 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 is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Sorong? 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 Sorong.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 24% 0 4.2
Feb 29% 0 6.2
Mar 33% 0 7.6
Apr 37% 0 8.5
May 35% 0 8.5
Jun 48% 0 12.9
Jul 44% 0 13.6
Aug 51% 0 13.7
Sep 29% 0 7.4
Oct 32% 0 7.2
Nov 35% 0 7.6
Dec 32% 0 8.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 0 10.7
Feb 29 0 15.7
Mar 33 0 19.3
Apr 37 0 21.6
May 35 0 21.6
Jun 48 0 32.8
Jul 44 0 34.5
Aug 51 0 34.8
Sep 29 0 18.8
Oct 32 0 18.3
Nov 35 0 19.3
Dec 32 0 20.6


Humidity and Wind

Sorong has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (78.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (84.6%).

Wind in Sorong is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by July and September. August’s average wind speed of around 3.9 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.3 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 to mid September where average top sustained speeds reach 9.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 2.9 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
May 2.9 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.2 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.4 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.9 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 2.9 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.2%
Feb 78.8%
Mar 78.8%
Apr 81.1%
May 82.8%
Jun 84.3%
Jul 84.4%
Aug 84.6%
Sep 83%
Oct 80.3%
Nov 82.2%
Dec 80.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Sorong?

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 Sorong, 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 Sorong 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 Sorong Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.1°F (31.7°C) and 87.9°F (31.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 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 most precipitation with 14 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sorong, 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 86.5°F (30.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 9 to 11 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 Sorong to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.2°F (31.8°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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