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

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

When to go to Palu, Indonesia

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

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

January

If you vacation in Palu during January, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and very hazy. 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

February

February for Palu is consistently hot and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

If you are traveling to Palu in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

April

If you are traveling to Palu in April, you will notice that it can be very hot and very hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

May

May for Palu can be very hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

June

If you visit Palu during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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 (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

July

July in this region is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

August

August here is really hot and very hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

September

September in this region is really hot and very hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

October

If you vacation in Palu during October, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

November in this region is consistently hot and very hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

December

December in this region is consistently hot and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Palu, Indonesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Palu, 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 Palu

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