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Best time to visit Padang, Indonesia

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The best time to visit Padang is September-October

When’s the best time to visit Padang, 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 Padang is September-October.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Padang can reach a maximum of 29℃ (85℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Padang is around 18℃ (65℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Padang in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. On average it rains the most days in November, 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.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Padang, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Padang seasons

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

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 Padang 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.

Padang 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 Padang 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

Padang in January

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 252mm (10") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Padang in January, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Padang in February

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 266mm (10") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Padang in March

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 236mm (9") over 27 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Padang in April

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 250mm (10") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Padang in May

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 176mm (7") over 26 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Padang in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 121mm (5") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Padang in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Padang in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 94mm (4") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Padang in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Padang in August

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 120mm (5") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Padang in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Padang in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 133mm (5") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Padang in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Padang in October

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 261mm (10") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Padang in November

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 291mm (11") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Padang in December

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 286mm (11") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Padang is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 28℃ (83℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Padang is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Padang is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Padang, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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