Jakarta has a tropical climate, with an average temperature of 27.6 °C and annual rainfall of 1855 mm. Regardless of the seasons, Jakarta is hot and humid. Hot temperature and high humidity can make one feel clammy so light cotton clothes are essential.
The seasons in Jakarta are as follow:
- Dry – June to September are months when Jakarta is more dry, with August being the driest month. Visitors will find it easier to tour the city without worrying about being caught in the rain.
- Rainy – October to May are months when Jakarta expects irregular downpours, with February tending to have the most rainfall. While it is the rainy season, there are frequent sunny days and days with light showers.