Jakarta Weather

Jakarta has a hot and humid tropical wet and dry climate (Aw) according to the Köppen climate classification system. Despite being located relatively close to the equator, the city has distinct wet and dry  seasons. Wet seasons in Jakarta cover the majority of the year, running from November through June. The remaining four months forms the city’s dry season. 

Located in the western-part of Indonesia, Jakarta's wet season rainfall peak is January with average monthly rainfall of 385 millimetres (15.2 in), and its dry season low point is July with a monthly average of 31 millimetres (1.2 in).

Some important facts about Jakarta weather:

  -  Jakarta is one of the sweltering and most humid capitals in the world. The weather is a determining factor in visiting Jakarta. Jakarta boasts of a tropical climate.
  -  It remains sultry almost through out the year.
  -  The period between October to February is marked by Torrential downpours. The dry season is from May to September.
  -  Average daily temperatures range from 80 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit (25 to 31 degrees Celsius).
  -  While the humidity is 49%, dew point is 70 °F / 21 °C , pressure is 29.83 in / 1010 hPa, heat index is 97 °F / 36 °C, UV- 12 out of 16 and clouds Few 2500 ft / 762 m.
  -  In the months of January to December the average sunlight (hours) ranges from 5 to 8, the average Minimum temperature is 23 and average maximum temperature is 29 and the recorded minimum temperature is 21 and recorded maximum temperature is 34. Discomfort level is high, relative humidity in the morning is 95 and in the evening are 75. Average precipitation recorded ranges from 43 to 300 mm and has 4 to18 wet days (+0.25 mm).