Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia by month

January

In January, Bangka-Belitung is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Bangka-Belitung is extremely warm and somewhat 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Bangka-Belitung in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Bangka-Belitung is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Bangka-Belitung, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Bangka-Belitung is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Bangka-Belitung, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Bangka-Belitung can be sweltering, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in 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 Bangka-Belitung, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Bangka-Belitung in July, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Bangka-Belitung during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Bangka-Belitung is really hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in 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 Bangka-Belitung, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Bangka-Belitung in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Bangka-Belitung is extremely warm, very rainy and very stormy. 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 Bangka-Belitung, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Bangka-Belitung is pretty consistently hot, very rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bangka-Belitung, 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 Bangka-Belitung

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