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The climate of Lombok: when to go to Lombok

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The climate of the island of Lombok is a hot and humid tropical climate, very similar to that of the nearby island of Bali. Temperatures are stable throughout the year. While as regards the rains there are two seasons, a rainy season between November and March and a dry season between April and October.

Average maximum temperatures in Lombok vary between 31.5 ° C in April, the hottest month, and 30 ° C in July, the coldest month. While the average minimum temperatures vary between 23 ° C and 19 ° C.

The island of Lombok is slightly less rainy than the neighboring island of Bali. In Lombok about 1,500 mm of rain per year fall, the southern and eastern areas of Lombok are more arid. The annual rainy days are on average 140, the wettest month is January with 280 mm of rain distributed over 21 days. The driest month is August with only 19 mm of rain spread over just two days.

The temperature of the sea water is stable between 26°C and 29°C throughout the year.


The best time to visit the island of Lombok are the driest months between April and October.


MATARAM (50 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 23,2 30,7 280  
February 23,1 30,7 223  
March 22,6 30,8 262  
April 21,7 31,5 108  
May 21,2 31,3 94  
June 20,2 30,6 44  
July 19,5 30,0 29  
August 19,9 30,4 19  
September 21,1 31,0 33  
October 22,1 31,4 110  
November 22,8 30,3 165  
December 23,1 31,1 247  
YEAR 21,7 30,9 1514  140

Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 29
February 29
March 29
April 29
May 28
June 28
July 27
August 26
September 27
October 28
November 29
December 29



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