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

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

When to go to Borobudur, Indonesia

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

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

January

January in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

February

If you go to Borobudur in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

March

If you go to Borobudur in March, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

April

If you go to Borobudur in April, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

May

May in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

June

If you go to Borobudur in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage

July

July in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts

August

August is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

September

September is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

October

October for Borobudur is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

Traveling to Borobudur in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

December

December in Borobudur is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Borobudur, 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 Borobudur
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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