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

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

When to go to Bandung, Indonesia

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

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

January

If you go to Bandung in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Bandung in February, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Bandung in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Bandung is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Bandung in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Bandung is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Bandung is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Bandung during September, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Bandung is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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:

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

November

Traveling to Bandung in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Bandung in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bandung, 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 Bandung
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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