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

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

When to go to Southern Sulawesi, Indonesia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Southern Sulawesi, Indonesia by month

January

Traveling to Southern Sulawesi in January, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Southern Sulawesi in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Southern Sulawesi in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Southern Sulawesi in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Southern Sulawesi is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Southern Sulawesi in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Southern Sulawesi in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Southern Sulawesi in September, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Southern Sulawesi in October, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Southern Sulawesi can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Southern Sulawesi, Indonesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southern Sulawesi, 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 Southern Sulawesi

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