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Best time to visit Batam, Indonesia

Our verdict

The best time to visit Batam is May-June

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Batam such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, May-June is the best time of year to go.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Batam can rise to a maximum of 34℃ (93℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of 25℃ (77℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Batam during the day, the sun stays up the longest around May. The wet season in Batam falls around December, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in September instead.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Batam below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

May

Batam seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Batam

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 Batam 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.

Batam 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 Batam 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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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Batam in January

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 137mm (5") over 20 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Batam in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 16 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Batam in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 88mm (3") over 21 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Batam in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 110mm (4") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Batam in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 115mm (5") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Batam in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 84mm (3") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Batam in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 22 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Batam in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Batam in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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

Batam in October

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 108mm (4") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Batam in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 166mm (7") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Batam in December

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 220mm (9") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Batam 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 Batam is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Batam 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 Batam, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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