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Best time to visit Jakarta, Indonesia

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The best time to visit Jakarta is May-June

Jakarta can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, May-June is the best time to go.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Jakarta can reach a maximum of 36℃ (97℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around July-time, can get down to a minimum of 23℃ (74℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Jakarta, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in March are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Jakarta usually falls during the months surrounding March 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.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Jakarta, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

October

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

March

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Jakarta seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Jakarta

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 Jakarta 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.

Jakarta 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 Jakarta 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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FEB
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MAY
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JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Jakarta in January

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 127mm (5") over 25 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Jakarta in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 137mm (5") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Jakarta in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 144mm (6") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Jakarta in April

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 141mm (6") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Jakarta in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 98mm (4") over 23 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Jakarta in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Jakarta in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Jakarta in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Jakarta in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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

Jakarta in October

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Jakarta in November

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 116mm (5") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Jakarta in December

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 123mm (5") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Jakarta is usually October, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Jakarta is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Jakarta is generally around March, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of March too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Jakarta, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in March are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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