What is the hottest month in Sumatra?

The warmest month in Sumatra is February with an average maximum temperature of 32°C (89°F). January is the most sunny month.

Is Sumatra hot?

Since Sumatra is right next to the equator, Sumatra’s climate is very tropical. This means one minute the weather is hot and humid, the next it is raining in sheets. However, in general, throughout the year, the temperature during the day remains in between 70 and 86 degrees.

Does Sumatra have snow?

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sumatra are May, July, and then January. Weather stations report no annual snow.

Is Sumatra hot or cold?

Sumatra feels hot and sticky throughout most of the year. Even the summer dry season is punctuated with heavy downpours, but they don’t last long. You’re pretty well guaranteed to get soaked more than once while searching for orangutans and enjoying the many adventurous things to do in Sumatra.

Does it rain in Sumatra?

On Sumatra it rains from October to January in the north, and November to February in the south. Sulawesi, with its unusual shape, also experiences slightly different weather patterns and rainfall can be expected in the northern regions of the island during June and July.

What is the weather in Sumatra?

The average daytime highs in Sumatra range from 72°F – 86°F (22°C – 30°C) while the rainfall differs from region to region and humidity levels are high in the lowlands. There are two main seasons: the dry season runs from February to August; and the wet season from September to January.

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Why is Indonesia’s humidity always high?

Prevailing winds In general, western and northern parts of Indonesia experience the most precipitation, since the north- and westward-moving monsoon clouds are heavy with moisture by the time they reach these more distant regions. In part, this moisture originates on high mountain peaks that trap damp air.

Why is it hot when raining?

The temperature rise your feeling is the warm humid air rolling into your cooler area before it rains. Your body cools itself by sweat evaporating which disperses your heat into the surrounding atmosphere. If the air is humid the sweat cannot evaporate and you retain heat and feel hot. Rainfall has a cooling effect.

What is monsoon season in Indonesia?

With a tropical climate, Indonesia has two seasons; the dry season (April to October), and the monsoon season, (November to March) and enjoys hot and humid temperatures all year. However, the pesky monsoon can make travelling to some islands tricky.

What is the weather like in Borneo?

Borneo has a tropical rain forest or equatorial climate with high humidity, hot temperatures and rainfall throughout the year. Temperatures during our adventure generally average between 86°F and 95°F during the day and 79°F to 84°F at night. Temperature variation throughout the year is small.