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

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

When to go to Bintan, Indonesia

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

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

January

January in Bintan is hot and somewhat rainy. 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:

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

February

February for Bintan is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Bintan in March, you will notice that it can be very 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:

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

April

In April, Bintan is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. 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 Bintan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Bintan is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat 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 Bintan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Bintan is really hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Bintan is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Bintan is really hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Bintan during September, 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 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:

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

October

October is hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Bintan is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat 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 Bintan, 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:

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

December

December in Bintan is hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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