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

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Traveling to Sulawesi, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Sulawesi, below 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 Sulawesi, Indonesia

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

Important essentials for Sulawesi, Indonesia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Sulawesi in January, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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February

In February, Sulawesi is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Sulawesi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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March

In March, Sulawesi can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Sulawesi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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April

In April, Sulawesi can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Sulawesi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

If you go to Sulawesi in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you vacation in Sulawesi during June, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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July

If you vacation in Sulawesi during July, you may find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August in Sulawesi can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you go to Sulawesi in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Sulawesi in October, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

Traveling to Sulawesi in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

If you go to Sulawesi in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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