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Indonesia weather in January

Considering a trip to Indonesia this January and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Indonesia in January?

January in Indonesia generally has temperatures that range from warm to very warm, with precipitation levels ranging from high to heavy.

The average maximum daytime temperatures vary from warm in Palayangan at 26°C to very warm in Palangka Raya at 32°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C in Palangka Raya and 19°C in Palayangan. The temperatures mentioned for daytime and nighttime are general averages. However there can be days that surpass these temperatures. So equip yourself with clothing that can handle the potential heat.

In January, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Iboih with an average of 139 mm to heavy rainfall in Makassar with 616 mm. Looking at the climate data spanning the last 30 years, this month sees the heaviest rainfall of the year in Ubud. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 170 hours of sunlight expected in Ubud. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Indonesia in January, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Indonesia climate page.

Where to go in Indonesia in January

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Indonesia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations

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

Ubud

In January Ubud generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Ubud
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
29°C 
24°C 
175 hours 
369 mm 
16 days 
poor 
29°C 
24°C 
170 hours 
397 mm 
20 days 
poor 
29°C 
24°C 
175 hours 
396 mm 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Ubud

Seminyak

In January Seminyak generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Seminyak
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
29°C 
26°C 
177 hours 
272 mm 
16 days 
poor 
29°C 
26°C 
172 hours 
300 mm 
19 days 
poor 
29°C 
26°C 
175 hours 
279 mm 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Seminyak

Jakarta

In January Jakarta generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Jakarta
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
31°C 
25°C 
220 hours 
272 mm 
18 days 
poor 
31°C 
24°C 
188 hours 
325 mm 
17 days 
poor 
31°C 
24°C 
182 hours 
326 mm 
14 days 
poor 
Climate in Jakarta

Kuta

In January Kuta generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kuta
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
29°C 
26°C 
177 hours 
261 mm 
16 days 
poor 
29°C 
26°C 
172 hours 
291 mm 
19 days 
poor 
29°C 
26°C 
175 hours 
268 mm 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Kuta

Bandung

In January Bandung generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Bandung
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
27°C 
20°C 
188 hours 
442 mm 
19 days 
poor 
27°C 
20°C 
156 hours 
410 mm 
19 days 
poor 
27°C 
20°C 
169 hours 
436 mm 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in Bandung

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

Is January the best time to visit Indonesia?

In our opinion, January may not be the ideal time to visit Indonesia due to the typically poor weather in Ubud.

On average, the best time to visit Indonesia is in June, July, August and September with generally perfect weather in Ubud. On the other hand, the months of January, February, March and December tend to have poor weather conditions.

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