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Best time to visit Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

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The best time to visit Bandar Seri Begawan is January-May

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

During the warmer months, temperatures in Bandar Seri Begawan can rise to a maximum of 33℃ (92℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 24℃ (75℉) at night.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Bandar Seri Begawan when the days are longest, you should visit in August. On average it rains the most days in December, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Learn more about when to travel to Bandar Seri Begawan, the monthly weather breakdown, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

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Bandar Seri Begawan seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Bandar Seri Begawan as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Bandar Seri Begawan is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Bandar Seri Begawan

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Bandar Seri Begawan for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Bandar Seri Begawan climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Bandar Seri Begawan for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Bandar Seri Begawan in January

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 144mm (6") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bandar Seri Begawan in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 21 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bandar Seri Begawan in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bandar Seri Begawan in April

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 127mm (5") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bandar Seri Begawan in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 152mm (6") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bandar Seri Begawan in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 126mm (5") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bandar Seri Begawan in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 107mm (4") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bandar Seri Begawan in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 114mm (4") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bandar Seri Begawan in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 113mm (4") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Bandar Seri Begawan in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 177mm (7") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bandar Seri Begawan in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 165mm (6") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bandar Seri Begawan in December

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 206mm (8") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bandar Seri Begawan in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Bandar Seri Begawan is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (88℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bandar Seri Begawan is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bandar Seri Begawan is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bandar Seri Begawan, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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