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Best time to visit Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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The best time to visit Yogyakarta is September-October

Are you looking for the best time to visit Yogyakarta? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Yogyakarta is a great destination to visit almost all year round, September-October is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

The very hottest temperatures in Yogyakarta get to around 33℃ (91℉) in the height of summer. In the colder months such as August, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 21℃ (70℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Yogyakarta are usually in August, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. March sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in August instead.

Learn more about when to travel to Yogyakarta, 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

April

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

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Yogyakarta seasons

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

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 Yogyakarta 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.

Yogyakarta 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 Yogyakarta 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

Yogyakarta in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 209mm (8") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Yogyakarta in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 214mm (8") over 27 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Yogyakarta in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 236mm (9") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Yogyakarta in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 207mm (8") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Yogyakarta in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 164mm (6") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Yogyakarta in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Yogyakarta in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 16 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Yogyakarta in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 13 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Yogyakarta in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 17 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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

Yogyakarta in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 102mm (4") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Yogyakarta in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 221mm (9") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Yogyakarta in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 189mm (7") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Yogyakarta is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Yogyakarta 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 Yogyakarta 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 Yogyakarta, 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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