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

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

When to go to Papua, Indonesia

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

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

January

January in Papua is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

February

February in Papua can be sweltering. 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:

  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

March

If you vacation in Papua during March, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

April

April in Papua is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

May

If you vacation in Papua during May, you are likely to 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 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

June

If you visit Papua during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently 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 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

If you are traveling to Papua in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

August in Papua is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

September

If you vacation in Papua during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

October in Papua is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

November

November in Papua is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

December

December in Papua is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

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

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

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