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

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

When to go to Anambas, Indonesia

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

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

January

If you go to Anambas in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Anambas during February, you are likely to find that it is hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

March

March for Anambas is hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals

April

If you vacation in Anambas during April, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

May

In May, Anambas can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Anambas, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

June

If you visit Anambas during June, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

July

July here is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

August

If you visit Anambas during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

September

September in this region is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

October

If you vacation in Anambas during October, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

November

If you go to Anambas in November, you will notice that it is hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Anambas, 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 Anambas
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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