The climate of Jakarta (Jakarta) – a city located a few degrees south of the equator – is a monsoon tropical climate with two distinct seasons that differ according to the rains. The city has constant temperatures throughout the year. As regards the maximum average temperatures between the hottest month (September, 31.1 ° C) and the coldest month (January, 28.9 ° C) there is a difference of only 2 ° C. While as regards the minimum average temperatures between the hottest months (April and May, 23.9 ° C) and the colder months (July, August and September, 22.8 ° C) there is a difference of only 1 ° C.
The rainy season is the longest of the two seasons that characterize the climate of the city, it extends during the months between October and May. The dry season includes the remaining four months of the year, those between June and September. The rainiest month of the year is January, during which an average of 300 mm of rain falls. The driest month is August, with only 43 mm of rain in the month. The city has an average of 130 rainy days per year. As far as the monthly rainy days are concerned, the variation is considerable, from 19 rainy days in January to 5 rainy days in August. Humidity is high, the annual average is 80%.
WHEN TO GO TO JAKARTA
The best time for a trip to Jakarta are the months of the dry season between June and September. In these months, in addition to the slightly lower humidity, there is the highest value of the hours of sunshine. Due to the heavy and intense rains, the months between December and March are to be avoided.
THE CLIMATE OF JAKARTA: CLIMATE TABLES
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