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

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

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.

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

January

If you vacation in Mount Tambora during January, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

February is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

March

March in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

June

If you visit Mount Tambora during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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 around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

September

If you visit Mount Tambora during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you visit Mount Tambora during October, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

November

November is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Mount Tambora

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