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

Traveling to North Sumatra, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to North Sumatra, this article contains 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 North Sumatra, Indonesia

Based on the climate and weather in North Sumatra, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for North Sumatra, Indonesia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for North Sumatra, Indonesia by month

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January

If you vacation in North Sumatra during January, you will probably find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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February

February in North Sumatra is consistently hot. 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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March

If you go to North Sumatra in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

April in North Sumatra can be very hot and somewhat stormy. 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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May

May in North Sumatra is extremely hot. 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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June

June in North Sumatra can be very hot. 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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July

July in North Sumatra can be sweltering. 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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August

If you are traveling to North Sumatra in August, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you vacation in North Sumatra during September, you may find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 70 and 80% during the day.

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October

If you go to North Sumatra in October, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November for North Sumatra is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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December

December in North Sumatra is really hot. 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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