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

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Traveling to Palembang, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Palembang, 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 Palembang, Indonesia

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

Important essentials for Palembang, Indonesia

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

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Hand sanitizer

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General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Palembang in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Palembang is consistently hot. 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Palembang is consistently 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Palembang is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Palembang is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Palembang is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Palembang is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Palembang is constantly 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you vacation in Palembang during November, you will probably see 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you visit Palembang during December, you might notice 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 between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Masjid Agung Palembang, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; it is best to check with the Palembang tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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