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

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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.

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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, Indonesia

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Bangka in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you vacation in Bangka during February, you might 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.

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March

Traveling to Bangka in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

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

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May

In May, Bangka can be sweltering. 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, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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June

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

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July

If you vacation in Bangka during July, you might see 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 regularly.

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August

If you visit Bangka during August, you may notice 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 around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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September

September in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you visit Bangka during October, you might find that it can be very 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.

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November

Traveling to Bangka in November, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

In December, Bangka is pretty consistently hot. 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, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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