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

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Traveling to Mount Tambora, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Mount Tambora, the following 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 Mount Tambora, Indonesia

Based on the climate and weather in Mount Tambora, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Mount Tambora, Indonesia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Mount Tambora, Indonesia by month

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January

January is extremely warm and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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February

If you visit Mount Tambora during February, you will probably find that it is hot. 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 80 and 90% during the day.

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March

Traveling to Mount Tambora in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

If you visit Mount Tambora during April, you might see that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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.

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May

May for Mount Tambora is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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June

If you visit Mount Tambora during June, you might find that it can be sweltering. 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 around 60 during the day.

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July

If you are traveling to Mount Tambora in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August for Mount Tambora is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

If you go to Mount Tambora in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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November

November in Mount Tambora is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

December in Mount Tambora can be very hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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