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

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Traveling to Makassar, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Makassar, below 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 Makassar, Indonesia

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

Important essentials for Makassar, Indonesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Makassar, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Makassar, Indonesia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Makassar.

Makassar has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

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

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January

January in Makassar is extremely hot and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

February in Makassar is extremely hot and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you are traveling to Makassar in March, you will notice that it is really hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

If you visit Makassar during April, you might notice that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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May

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

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June

June in Makassar is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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July

July in Makassar can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you vacation in Makassar during August, you may find that it is a scorcher and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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September

September in this region is sizzling and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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October

If you visit Makassar during October, you are likely to see that it is sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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November

Traveling to Makassar in November, you will notice that it is blindingly hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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December

If you are traveling to Makassar in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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