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Weather in Bali: A Season Breakdown for Travelers

Calling all travel enthusiasts! Bali is finally open for leisure!

Known for its scenic beaches, Bali is the perfect dream destination for travelers seeking a perfect blend of natural beauty and cultural immersion. 

This slice of paradise is home to idyllic weather that boasts warm temperatures throughout the entire year, making Bali the ideal playground for those in search of a sun-soaked escape! 

Despite all the fun under the sun, Bali is not exempt from its challenging days. There will be a time when clouds gather and raindrops gracefully fall.

While this notion may give you the idea of bad, dreary days, it is anything but! The rainy days in Bali are as spellbinding as its sunny moments. If anything, it brings a sense of tranquility and serenity to the island.

So, don’t let raindrops and the heat stop you from having the time of your life. Here, we have compiled the full reports of the weather in Bali so you can come fully prepared!

Climate in Bali

Bali is generally blessed with a year-round warmth, humidity, and occasional rainfall. Each region can experience different climates depending on their topography. Let’s dissect Bali’s climate by its areas and region!

1. Coastal Areas

Weather in Bali Coastal area

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Coastal areas like Kuta, Canggu, Nusa Penida, and Seminyak have a tropical climate with warm temperatures and a touch of humidity.

This happens because the island is influenced by monsoon winds, with the dry season beginning from April to September and the wet season from October to March.

The dry season is the peak tourist season. If you’re looking for vibrant festivals and lively local markets, this is the perfect time for you to visit Bali. The temperatures range from 30 to 35 degrees Celcius.

During this time, you can catch a lot of sunbathing hours, socialize with the locals, or just enjoy the golden shores during its long sunny days.

In contrast, if you want the mellow side of Bali, wet season is your ideal choice, with temperatures ranging from 25 to 28 degrees Celcius. The temperature difference isn’t much, but wet season tends to bring you breezy winds.

It’s also worth noting that the rainfall patterns can vary within different coastal areas, though mostly the same.

Read More: How to Choose the Type of Accomodation in Bali that Suits You

2. Mountain Areas

In need of a cooler experience in Bali? Pick the mountain areas as your next vacay destination! These are the places you want to be if you want to escape the heat and humidity from other parts of the island.

The mountain areas of Bali, such as Mount Agung and Mount Batur, are known for their higher rainfall compared to the coastal regions, hence a more rejuvenating climate. 

In the mountain areas, temperatures can range from 18 to 25 degrees Celcius. The terrain also tends to attract more rainfall, especially during the wet season from October to March.

3. Central Bali

Weather in Bali Central area

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Some of the famous areas in central Bali are Kintamani and Ubud. These places are famous for their rice terraces as far as your eyes can wander.

This region is the perfect mix of coastal and mountain areas, as the climate is cooler than the beaches, but a little more humid than Mount Agung and Mount Batur. Temperatures can range from 23 to 28 degrees Celcius.

Central Bali also experiences a distinct wet and dry season. They bring more frequent rainfall from October to March and sunnier weather from April to September.

A Breakdown of the Weather in Bali

Still can’t choose whether you want to go during the wet or dry season? Sit tight and read this breakdown of the weather in Bali as your travel guide!

1. Bali during the Dry Season

As discussed before, the dry season in Bali lasts from April to September. At this time, expect major sunny weather with lower humidity levels. This is the tourists’ favorite season to visit Bali, and they usually flock to the Island around June to August for summer vacation.

June to August are also the hottest months when temperatures reach their peak and the sun shines brightly. You can even catch it peaking at the horizon as early as 05:30 WITA. If you’re lucky, the temperature can go as low as 28 degrees Celcius but it normally stays between 30 to 35 degrees Celcius, especially during July.

With all this information, it’s better to pack lightly and make sure you don’t carry or wear too much during your vacation.

To perfect your sun-kissed getaway, we have compiled some of the places to visit during Bali’s dry season. They are:

  • Seminyak: Known for its famous beach clubs, from Potato Head to Finns VIP. It is a place to go for a luxurious and cosmopolitan experience.
  • Nusa Dua: Offers pristine beaches and luxurious resorts, a perfect safe haven for those seeking relaxation and tranquility.
  • Canggu: Provides laid-back vibes and various surf scenes. This place attracts surfers from all over the world and digital nomads alike.
  • Uluwatu: Renowned for its stunning cliff-top temple and world-class surf breaks. Perfect if you yearn to see that breathtaking ocean views and dramatic sunsets.

Read More: 7 Museums in Bali That Put Balinese Beaches to Shame

2. Bali during the Wet Season

During the wet season in Bali, which occurs from October to March, you can expect more frequent rainfall and higher humidity levels.

Temperatures during the wet season in Bali range from 25 to 28 degrees in October, which can rise up to 30 degrees Celcius in January or February due to increased humidity.

Despite the rain, Bali still offers unique experiences and breathtaking beauty in some of the places. In fact, there will still be some sunny days that you can enjoy in December.

If you plan on traveling to Bali during the wet season, some places to explore include:

  • Tegallalang Rice Terraces: Located in North Ubud, this place offers a stunning display of cascading rice terraces. The rain will only enhance the vibes, turning this area into a lush green paradise.
  • Bali Temples: The wet season provides a tranquil ambiance to visit Bali’s top temples like Tanah Lot or Uluwatu Temple. Perched on a cliff overlooking the ocean, these sites are atmospheric during the rainy season.

Reading inside Bobocabin

No matter the season, Bali is still a magical land to explore. You can enjoy basking under the sun or meditating during rainy days while staying at Bobocabin Kintamani.

With its convenient location, Bobocabin offers easy access to popular attractions as well, allowing you to create lasting memories right at your doorstep!



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