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

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

When to go to Takengon, Indonesia

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

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

January

If you vacation in Takengon during January, you are likely to find that it is really hot. 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

February

February in Takengon is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

March

March in Takengon is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage

April

If you are traveling to Takengon in April, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses

May

May is sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

June

If you vacation in Takengon during June, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

July

July in Takengon is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

August

August in Takengon can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

September

September here is consistently hot. 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 footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat

October

October in Takengon can be sizzling. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof luggage

November

November in Takengon can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

December

December in Takengon can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Takengon, Indonesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Takengon, 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 Takengon

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