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

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

When to go to South Bali, Indonesia

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

What to wear/what to pack for South Bali, Indonesia by month

January

In January, South Bali is extremely hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for South Bali, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts

February

In February, South Bali is unbearably hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for South Bali, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses

March

March in South Bali is unbearably hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Rain coat
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses

April

If you vacation in South Bali during April, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

May

May in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

June

June for South Bali can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses

July

Traveling to South Bali in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

August

If you are traveling to South Bali in August, you will notice that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

September

If you vacation in South Bali during September, 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 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

October

In October, South Bali is a scorcher and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for South Bali, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

November

November is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear

December

If you go to South Bali in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for South Bali, Indonesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in South Bali, 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 South Bali
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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