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Best time to visit Brunei

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The best time to visit Brunei is January-May

When’s the best time to visit Brunei, you ask? Based on a number of factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Brunei is January-May.

The warmest month of the year in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei is May, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 31℃ (88℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 33℃ (92℉) on the hottest days of summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Bandar Seri Begawan is around 24℃ (75℉). Temperatures can often differ in other locations in Brunei, so be sure to continue reading if you plan on visiting elsewhere.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Brunei, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Brunei usually falls during the months surrounding December each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Brunei, 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

May

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

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Brunei 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. Brunei is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

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

Best time to visit the top destinations in Brunei

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
Bandar Seri BegawanJanuary-May
29℃
25℃
29℃
25℃
30℃
25℃
31℃
26℃
31℃
26℃
31℃
26℃
31℃
26℃
31℃
26℃
31℃
26℃
31℃
26℃
30℃
26℃
30℃
26℃
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Top FAQs

Brunei is in Asia.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Brunei:

The warmest month of the year in Bandar Seri Begawan, one of the most popular places to visit in Brunei, is May.
The driest month of the year in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, is usually around February each year.

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