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

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

When to go to Belitung, Indonesia

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

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

January

In January, 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 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:

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

February

If you visit Belitung during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to 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:

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

April

If you are traveling to Belitung in April, you will notice that it is hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. 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:

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

May

If you visit Belitung during May, you are likely to find that it is really 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Belitung in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Belitung during July, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is constantly hot and somewhat hazy. 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
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

September

September here is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Belitung in October, you will notice that it is 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:

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

November

If you visit Belitung during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm, very rainy and very stormy. 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:

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

December

December 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in 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 Belitung
  • 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
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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