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

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Traveling to Surabaya, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Surabaya, we have 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 Surabaya, Indonesia

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

Important essentials for Surabaya, Indonesia

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

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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General health necessities

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

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January

January in Surabaya is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you vacation in Surabaya during February, you are likely to see that it is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Surabaya is really hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Surabaya is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you visit Surabaya during May, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Surabaya can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you go to Surabaya in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you go to Surabaya in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you go to Surabaya in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you are traveling to Surabaya in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you are traveling to Surabaya in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you vacation in Surabaya during December, you may find that it is really hot and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to go to the must-see Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Surabaya tourism authority.

If you visit the Museum Kesehatan dr. Adhyatma, MPH, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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