What Is The Best Time to Visit Bali?

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Bali is a magical destination. You will find so many things to do in Bali, including the jungle surrounding Ubud, which is Bali’s cultural capital. Your best time to visit Bali vacation can be anything you wish. You could take a tour of Bali’s temples or go on a spiritual journey to learn about Hinduism. Or, you could opt for a luxurious hotel immersion, a hiking adventure, or a retreat to the temples.

Perhaps the best time of year to visit Bali for the festivals and spiritual celebrations. Your Balinese adventure will be defined by you. You may not even know what you want until you get there.

Dry Season:

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When the weather is dry and the days are brightest, Bali is best visited in the summer months of July, August, and June. Unfortunately, this is also when Bali becomes most crowded. You won’t be alone looking for surf, sun, and sand!

June or September are the best months to visit Bali for a honeymoon. The most beautiful Bali beaches and best places to stay in Bali do not change with the season.

What Dry Season Months have to Offer?

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April: The warmest month on the island in April. Bali’s Easter holiday week is very busy. However, traffic for the rest of the month tends not to be as heavy.

The average daily temperature: 77-94deg F (25-34deg C).

May: We are now in the “shoulder season” for tourism. Although May is still extremely hot, humidity is dropping.

The average daily temp is 75-92deg F (24-33deg C).

June: This is the first month of winter in the Southern Hemisphere. Temperatures continue to fall. June is near the peak of the “shoulder season”, and there will be peak tourism at the end of the month.

The average daily temperature: 72-89deg F (22-30deg C).

July: It is a busy month for tourism. Prices for accommodation can jump up to 50%. If you are planning to visit in July, it is a good idea to book your accommodation in advance as they tend to sell quickly.

The average daily temperature: 73-87deg F (23-31-3deg C).

August: August is the month with the coolest temperatures in Bali. August is the peak season for tourism. Accommodation prices remain as high as July. August 17th is Indonesia’s Independence Day.

The average daily temperature: 72-85deg F (22–29deg C).

September: The tourism season in September, which is also known as the “shoulder season”, drops a little after August.

The average daily temperature: 73-89deg F (23-33.2deg C).

October: Although temperatures are rising, it is still quite dry and has less humidity. This month, crowds are slightly smaller.

The average daily temperature: 75-93deg F (24-34deg C)

Rainy Season is the Best Time to Visit Bali

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Weather in Bali can be unpredictable during the rainy seasons. Sometimes downpours last several days and sometimes disappear within an hour. The highest temperatures in Bali are during this season, and there is a lot of rainfall. We all know that insects love humidity, so be prepared for swarms.

What Rainy Season Months Have to Offer?

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November: Some people may feel tempted to escape the heat of November by going swimming, surfing, or diving in Bali. You should remember, however, that November is when the sea is typically roughest.
The average daily temp: 74-91degF (23-33degC).

December: Bali is most popular during the Christmas/New Years’ holidays. Holidays will see prices rise as tourists travel to Bali to celebrate. Holiday accommodation is expensive and will sell out quickly. But, it is much less crowded during the rest of the month.
The average daily temp: 74-91degF (23-33degC).

January: The smallest month in Bali and also the one with the most rain. January sees very few days without at most a drizzle. Even during the rainy season, it is possible to see some sunshine every now and again.
The average daily temp: 74-91degF (23-33degC).

February: Although February is in the “shoulder season”, February can still be quite hot. With the more frequent rainfall, however, it’s likely that you’ll see slightly fewer tourists.
The average daily temp: 76-92degF (24-33degC).

March: People are arriving for the dry season and crowds begin to build in the northern hemisphere. March is Nyepi, which is the Hindu New Year and falls in March. This day is celebrated by the Balinese Hindus with a day without sound. Everybody (including tourists) must stay indoors for the full 24 hours. The international airport is closed and all beaches and businesses will be closed. This will impact your Bali trip in March.
The average daily temperature: 75-93 degrees F (24-34degC).


Best Places in Dry Season:

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Amed: The most popular region for diving on Bali’s east coastline, and the site of the USAT Liberty Shipwreck. Denpasar is only a two-hour drive away.

Sideman, a 45-minute drive from Ubud is an off-the-beaten-track destination. This beautiful countryside is filled with rice terraces and rolling hills.

Escape to nearby islands like Nusa Penida and Lombok, which include the famous Gili Islands, or Flores.

Don’t Forget your gears:

  • Chaco sandals make great walking/hiking shoes. They are lighter than hiking boots and are ideal for hiking.
  • Swimwear
  • Activewear
  • Reef safe sunscreen
  • Optional: Surfboard or diving gear

Best Places In Rainy Season:

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Tannah Lot Temple: Be sure to visit at low tide to be able to walk to the temple’s entrance and receive the holy spring water.

Sekumpul Waterfall: We agree that this is the most beautiful waterfall in Bali.

Banyumala Twin Falls: This spectacular waterfall doesn’t have enough water flow so it is best to visit during rainy seasons to enjoy an amazing view.

Don’t Forget your gears:

  • Solids are best for repelling bugs
  • rain gear
  • Rubber flip flops
  • Light, loose-fitting, and breathable clothing

In the end, we would recommend you choose the best Time to visit bali:

Air Fares are Reasonable.
Rates for Room is not high.
The areas are not too crowded.
Better Sea/Weather Conditions to Surf/Dive.

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