Weather in December in Indonesia

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in December in Indonesia. Is this month a good time to go to Indonesia? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Indonesia in December?

The weather in Indonesia in December ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

December has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Batu with 22°C (71°F) to very warm temperatures in Sumba with 33°C (91°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (75°F) in Sumba and 14°C (57°F) in Batu. It is a very warm month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from moderate in Palu with 77mm (3inch) rainfall to heavy in Makassar with 550mm (22inch) rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 175 hours of sunshine in Ubud during the whole month.

Where to go in Indonesia in December

Find the average weather conditions in December for the most popular destinations in Indonesia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Indonesia

What is the weather like in December for the 5 most popular destinations in Indonesia?

Average weather in Ubud

In December Ubud generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (71°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Ubud
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 87°F 
22°C / 71°F 
221 hours 
175mm / 6.9inch 
11 days 
30°C / 86°F 
22°C / 71°F 
175 hours 
281mm / 11inch 
17 days 
poor 
January   >> January
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30°C / 86°F 
22°C / 71°F 
170 hours 
345mm / 14inch 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Ubud

Average weather in Seminyak

In December Seminyak generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Seminyak
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 74°F 
253 hours 
181mm / 7.1inch 
11 days 
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 74°F 
177 hours 
270mm / 11inch 
17 days 
poor 
January   >> January
>>  
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 75°F 
172 hours 
337mm / 13inch 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Seminyak

Average weather in Jakarta

In December Jakarta generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (85°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Jakarta
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
23°C / 73°F 
231 hours 
142mm / 5.6inch 
14 days 
29°C / 85°F 
23°C / 73°F 
220 hours 
203mm / 8inch 
18 days 
January   >> January
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
23°C / 74°F 
188 hours 
305mm / 12inch 
24 days 
poor 
Climate in Jakarta

Average weather in Kuta

In December Kuta generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kuta
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 74°F 
253 hours 
181mm / 7.1inch 
11 days 
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 74°F 
177 hours 
270mm / 11inch 
17 days 
poor 
January   >> January
>>  
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 75°F 
172 hours 
337mm / 13inch 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Kuta

Average weather in Bandung

In December Bandung generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Bandung
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
18°C / 65°F 
181 hours 
202mm / 8inch 
27°C / 81°F 
19°C / 66°F 
188 hours 
220mm / 8.7inch 
January   >> January
>>  
27°C / 81°F 
19°C / 67°F 
156 hours 
239mm / 9.4inch 
Climate in Bandung

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Indonesia.

Is December the best time to go to Indonesia?

In our opinion December is not the best time to visit Indonesia with commonly poor weather in Ubud.

On average the best time to visit Indonesia is in July and August with generally perfect weather in Ubud. The worst months are January, February, March and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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