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Best time to visit Manado, Indonesia

Our verdict

The best time to visit Manado is October

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, October is the best time to go to Manado.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 31℃ (87℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 32℃ (89℉) on the hottest days of the year. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Manado is around 22℃ (72℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Manado, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Manado in April. Head over there in August instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Manado below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

October

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

Manado seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Manado as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Manado 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 Manado

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 Manado 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.

Manado 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 Manado 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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OCT
NOV
DEC

Manado in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 119mm (5") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Manado in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 93mm (4") over 21 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Manado in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 111mm (4") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Manado in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 145mm (6") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Manado in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 142mm (6") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Manado in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 143mm (6") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Manado in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 108mm (4") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Manado in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Manado in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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

Manado in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 109mm (4") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Manado in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 144mm (6") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Manado in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 121mm (5") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Manado is usually October, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (87℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Manado 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 Manado is generally around April, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of April too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Manado, 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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