Ambon, Indonesia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Ambon, Indonesia

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

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

January

If you go to Ambon in January, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

If you vacation in Ambon during February, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

March

If you are traveling to Ambon in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

April

April in Ambon can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

May

May in Ambon is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

June

June in Ambon is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

July

If you visit Ambon during July, you are likely to find that it is hot. 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 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you visit Ambon during August, you are likely to find that it is hot. 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 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

September is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

October

October in Ambon is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

November

November in Ambon is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

December

Traveling to Ambon in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ambon, Indonesia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Ambon
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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