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Best time to visit Bali

Our verdict

The best time to visit Bali is April-October

While Bali is a popular destination to visit all year round, April-October is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

The very hottest temperatures in Denpasar, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Bali, tend to reach around 30℃ (86℉) in the height of summer. The average Denpasar temperatures in winter reach lows of around 24℃ (75℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 23℃ (73℉). Other areas in Bali can sometimes get even colder than this – You can check out the climates of other popular destinations below.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Bali when the days are longest, you should visit in October. January sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in August instead.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Bali, check out climate info on some of the top places to visit, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

October

Bali seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Bali is in the Southern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Best time to visit the top destinations in Bali

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
DenpasarApril-October
28℃
26℃
29℃
26℃
29℃
26℃
29℃
26℃
28℃
26℃
27℃
25℃
26℃
24℃
26℃
24℃
27℃
24℃
28℃
25℃
28℃
25℃
28℃
26℃
JatiluwihFebruary-April
29℃
24℃
29℃
23℃
29℃
23℃
29℃
23℃
28℃
23℃
27℃
23℃
26℃
22℃
26℃
21℃
27℃
21℃
29℃
23℃
29℃
23℃
29℃
24℃
SeminyakApril-October
28℃
26℃
29℃
26℃
29℃
26℃
29℃
26℃
28℃
26℃
27℃
25℃
26℃
24℃
26℃
24℃
27℃
24℃
28℃
25℃
28℃
25℃
28℃
26℃
UbudMay-September
29℃
24℃
29℃
23℃
29℃
23℃
29℃
23℃
28℃
23℃
27℃
23℃
26℃
22℃
26℃
21℃
27℃
21℃
29℃
23℃
29℃
23℃
29℃
24℃
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Top FAQs

The warmest month of the year in Denpasar, one of the most popular places to visit in Bali, is April.
The driest month of the year in Denpasar, Bali, is usually around August each year.

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