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

Traveling to Malang, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Malang, I have 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 Malang, Indonesia

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

Important essentials for Malang, Indonesia

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

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General health necessities

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Malang in January, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

February

Traveling to Malang in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

March

March in this region is pretty consistently 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

April

April in this region is pretty consistently 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

July

Traveling to Malang in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

August

August here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

September

If you go to Malang in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

October

October in this region 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

November

If you go to Malang in November, you will notice that it is hot. 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

December

If you are traveling to Malang in December, you will notice that it is 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Singosari Temple, wear:

If you go to Purwodadi Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Malang has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

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