Aceh, Indonesia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Aceh, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Aceh, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Aceh, Indonesia

Based on the climate and weather in Aceh, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Aceh, Indonesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Aceh, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Aceh, Indonesia by month

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January

If you vacation in Aceh during January, you are likely to notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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February

If you go to Aceh in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

In March, Aceh is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Aceh, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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April

If you are traveling to Aceh in April, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

If you vacation in Aceh during May, you are likely to notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Aceh in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Aceh in July, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in Aceh is hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

If you go to Aceh in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

In October, Aceh is hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Aceh, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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November

In November, Aceh is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Aceh, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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December

If you visit Aceh during December, you are likely to notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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