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Best time to visit East Timor (Timor Leste)

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The best time to visit East Timor (Timor Leste) is October

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit East Timor (Timor Leste)? Look no further! October is the best time to go to East Timor (Timor Leste) due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

The warmest month of the year in Dili, one of the most popular travel destinations in East Timor (Timor Leste), is October, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 33℃ (92℉). Temperatures can reach as high as 35℃ (94℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 23℃ (73℉) around February-time. In other areas of East Timor (Timor Leste), temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.

If you’re keen to see the sights of East Timor (Timor Leste) during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. On average it rains the most days in January, 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.

Learn more about when to travel to East Timor (Timor Leste), the monthly weather breakdown for the most popular destinations, 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

October

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

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East Timor (Timor Leste) seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. East Timor (Timor Leste) is in the Southern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

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

Best time to visit the top destinations in East Timor (Timor Leste)

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
DiliOctober
30℃
25℃
30℃
25℃
31℃
25℃
31℃
25℃
31℃
26℃
31℃
25℃
31℃
24℃
32℃
24℃
33℃
25℃
33℃
26℃
33℃
27℃
31℃
26℃
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Top FAQs

East Timor (Timor Leste) is in Middle East.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in East Timor (Timor Leste):

The warmest month of the year in Dili, one of the most popular places to visit in East Timor (Timor Leste), is October.
The driest month of the year in Dili, East Timor (Timor Leste), is usually around August each year.

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