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

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Traveling to Bali, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Bali, we have 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 Bali, Indonesia

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

Important essentials for Bali, Indonesia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Bali, Indonesia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bali.

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

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January

If you visit Bali during January, you may see 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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February

In February, Bali can be sweltering. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bali, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

In March, Bali is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bali, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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April

April in Bali is really 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).

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May

May in Bali is really 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).

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June

If you vacation in Bali during June, you are likely to notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 once in a while.

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July

July here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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August

If you go to Bali in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September for Bali is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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October

October in Bali is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November for Bali is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

If you vacation in Bali during December, you will probably find that it is extremely 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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