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

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

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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 Manado, Indonesia

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

Important essentials for Manado, Indonesia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Manado, Indonesia

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Manado.

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

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    January

    In January, Manado is hot. 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 low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Manado, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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    February

    February in Manado is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    March

    March in Manado is pretty consistently hot. 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).

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    April

    April is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    May

    Traveling to Manado in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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    June

    If you visit Manado during June, you are likely to notice that it is constantly hot. 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 about half of the time.

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    July

    In July, Manado is extremely hot. 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 Manado, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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    August

    If you go to Manado in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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    September

    September for Manado can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    October

    If you are traveling to Manado in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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    November

    In November, Manado is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Manado, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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    December

    In December, Manado is hot. 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 Manado, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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