Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Bangka-Belitung, I 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 Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia

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

Important essentials 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Bangka-Belitung.

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

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    January

    In January, Bangka-Belitung is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and regularly 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%.

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    February

    In February, Bangka-Belitung is pretty consistently hot 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%.

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    March

    If you visit Bangka-Belitung during March, you will probably find that it is extremely warm, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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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    April

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

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    May

    If you vacation in Bangka-Belitung during May, you are likely to notice that it can be very hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    June

    Traveling to Bangka-Belitung in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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    July

    Traveling to Bangka-Belitung in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering, 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).

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    August

    August for Bangka-Belitung can be very hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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    September

    In September, Bangka-Belitung is consistently 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%.

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    October

    If you go 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).

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    November

    In November, Bangka-Belitung is pretty consistently hot, 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%.

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    December

    In December, Bangka-Belitung is pretty consistently hot, very rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and about a third 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 December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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