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

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Traveling to Samarinda, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Samarinda, here 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 Samarinda, Indonesia

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

Important essentials for Samarinda, Indonesia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Samarinda, Indonesia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Samarinda.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the beautiful Islamic Center Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; you should check with the Samarinda tourism authority.

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Samarinda in January, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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February

February can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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March

March in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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April

Traveling to Samarinda in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

May for Samarinda can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Samarinda in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July in Samarinda is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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August

If you are traveling to Samarinda in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Samarinda in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you go to Samarinda in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you go to Samarinda in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

If you go to Samarinda in December, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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