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

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

When to go to Bangka, Indonesia

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

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

January

January in Bangka is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Bangka during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Bangka during March, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 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:

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

April

April in Bangka is pretty consistently hot. 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:

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

May

If you are traveling to Bangka in May, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Bangka during July, you are likely to find 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 low 70s F (low 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 luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

August

August for Bangka is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Bangka in September, you will notice that it is really hot. 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:

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

October

If you vacation in Bangka during October, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. 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 70 and 80% 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:

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

November

In November, Bangka is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Bangka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Bangka is extremely warm. 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:

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

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

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

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