The best times to visit Tanjung Pandan for ideal weather are

August 27th 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.



Other Tanjung Pandan Travel Info

Weather in Tanjung Pandan


Average temperatures in Tanjung Pandan 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 4th 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 Tanjung Pandan, the hottest months are September, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 92°F (33.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74°F (23.3°C) at night.

Tanjung Pandan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Tanjung Pandan 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.

Tanjung Pandan Perceived Temperature (F)


Tanjung Pandan Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Tanjung Pandan 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 85.3 79.2 74.3
Feb 86.4 79.2 74.2
Mar 87.4 79.4 74
Apr 88 79.2 74
May 88.9 79.9 74.3
Jun 89 80 74
Jul 88.6 79.7 73.1
Aug 90 80.2 72.6
Sep 90.9 80.5 72.4
Oct 89.6 79.4 72.8
Nov 87.4 78.6 73.4
Dec 85.5 78.7 74

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.6 26.2 23.5
Feb 30.2 26.2 23.4
Mar 30.8 26.3 23.3
Apr 31.1 26.2 23.3
May 31.6 26.6 23.5
Jun 31.7 26.7 23.3
Jul 31.4 26.5 22.8
Aug 32.2 26.8 22.6
Sep 32.7 26.9 22.4
Oct 32 26.3 22.7
Nov 30.8 25.9 23
Dec 29.7 25.9 23.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tanjung Pandan are September, August, 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 August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Tanjung Pandan? 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 Tanjung Pandan.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 33% 0 7.3
Feb 23% 0 4.4
Mar 30% 0 6
Apr 49% 0 12.4
May 37% 0 8.1
Jun 32% 0 6.5
Jul 20% 0 4.1
Aug 16% 0 3.6
Sep 14% 0 3.4
Oct 40% 0 9.7
Nov 52% 0 12.4
Dec 54% 0 11

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 33 0 18.5
Feb 23 0 11.2
Mar 30 0 15.2
Apr 49 0 31.5
May 37 0 20.6
Jun 32 0 16.5
Jul 20 0 10.4
Aug 16 0 9.1
Sep 14 0 8.6
Oct 40 0 24.6
Nov 52 0 31.5
Dec 54 0 27.9


Humidity and Wind

Tanjung Pandan has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (72.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (87.4%).

Wind in Tanjung Pandan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by January and September. August’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.7 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 early to mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 13.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.3 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Feb 4.8 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Mar 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.6 Significant breeze
Apr 2.4 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
May 3.1 Barely noticeable 9.5 Significant breeze
Jun 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.5 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Aug 5.8 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Sep 5.1 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Oct 3.1 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.3 Barely noticeable 7.9 Significant breeze
Dec 3.5 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.4%
Feb 81.9%
Mar 83%
Apr 86%
May 83.6%
Jun 81.1%
Jul 78.2%
Aug 73.8%
Sep 72.2%
Oct 80.3%
Nov 86.2%
Dec 87.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Tanjung Pandan?

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 Tanjung Pandan, Indonesia is June, followed by May and February. 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 Tanjung Pandan in November. 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 71.7 in November means 71.7% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Tanjung Pandan 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 86.9°F (30.5°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 15 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the 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 the least precipitation with 5 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Tanjung Pandan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 92°F (33.3°C) and 86.6°F (30.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 4 to 15 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 Tanjung Pandan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 85°F (29.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 7 to 17 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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