Climate and monthly weather forecast
Bogor, Indonesia


The climate of Bogor

Bogor, Indonesia, falls under the Köppen climate classification of Af, commonly referred to as a tropical rainforest climate. Its geographical positioning offers moist, hot conditions throughout the year. This climatic pattern is prominently defined by consistently high temperatures and considerable rainfall every month.

Temperature highs in Bogor show little fluctuation from month to month, hovering close to a steady 30°C (86°F), with the highest averages experienced between September and November. The lowest temperatures also exhibit limited variance between the months, ranging from a monthly average of 21.6°C (70.9°F) in August, up to 23.5°C (74.3°F) in October to December. Bogor's yearly relative humidity averages fall between 71% and 81%, providing a significantly humid environment all through the year.

Rainfall is abundant in Bogor, as expected in a tropical rainforest climate, with the heaviest fall from March to April and the least from August to September. The number of rainfall days per month follows a similar trend with a high of 29 days in January and March and a low of 16.5 days in August. Despite the prominence of clouds (29% to 51% cover), Bogor still experiences ample sunlight with daily sunshine hours ranging from the minimum of 6.7 hours in July to a maximum of 9 hours in September.

Bogor's weather also showcases a stable wind speed throughout the year with an average range from 5km/h (3.1mph) to 7km/h (4.3mph). Gusts do not exceed an average of 10.9km/h (6.8mph), and this occurs mostly in January, while the calmest period is between July and September.

The best time to visit Bogor

The optimal time for visiting Bogor would be during the dry season, which runs roughly from July to September. During this time, temperatures remain consistently warm, ranging from highs of 29.9°C (85.8°F) to 31.3°C (88.3°F) and lows of 21.6°C (70.9°F) to 22.2°C (72°F). The lower end of rainfall occurs at this time, with a reduced number of rainy days, providing more opportunities to explore without interruption from the weather.

The worst time to visit Bogor

The time to avoid visiting Bogor would likely be during the rainy season, specifically between March and April, when a considerable increase in rainfall could disrupt outdoor activities. Average temperatures remain relatively high during these months coupled with consistently high humidity, leading to a muggy environment.

Spring weather in Bogor

As seasons don’t vary greatly in Bogor due to its position near the equator, traditional terms of spring don’t apply. However, if March, April, and May are considered as spring months, the weather shows a transition. Rainfall is considerable in March with an average of 268mm (10.55") falling over 29 days, dropping significantly in April to 245mm (9.65"), and further declining to 156mm (6.14") in May. The monthly high temperatures range from 29.6°C (85.3°F) in March to 30.3°C (86.5°F) in May, while the relative humidity measures from 80% to 78%.

Summer weather in Bogor

The summer months of June, July, and August depict Bogor's 'drier' period. Temperatures still remain within the close range of 30°C (86°F) to 31°C (87.8°F). The rainfall dramatically recedes, averaging from 100mm (3.94") in June down to 68mm (2.68") in August. The number of wet days also reduce significantly, with August having just 16.5 rainy days.

Autumn weather in Bogor

September, October, and November, considered as autumn, show another transition in Bogor's weather. Rainfall begins to increase, starting from 84mm (3.31") in September, progressing to 116mm (4.57") in October and 195mm (7.68") in November. Daily high temperatures peak during this period, with November posting an average of 31.5°C (88.7°F).

Winter weather in Bogor

In the winter months of December, January, and February, Bogor experiences its most intense period of rainfall. The average high temperatures range from 28.8°C (83.8°F) in January to 29.7°C (85.5°F) in December. The volume of rain increases significantly, rising from 217mm (8.54") in December to 202mm (7.95") in February, with a corresponding increase in the number of rainy days.

Weather in January

January marks the beginning of the year with typical tropical weather in Bogor, Indonesia. The city experiences high humidity levels, made apparent by the balmy mornings and humid afternoons. Rain is a significant characteristic of the weather in January, with rainfall measurements peaking at 202mm (7.95"). Weather in January »

Weather in February

Comparatively, February observes slightly higher temperatures in Bogor, preserving its tropical weather signature. High relative humidity remains with just a slight reduction from the preceding month, thereby implying that Bogor has entered the wetter months of the year. Weather in February »

Weather in March

Bogor's climatological profile in March exhibits relatively stable weather, reflecting its consistent tropical climate. An increase in temperatures persists, and so does the dense humidity, rendering enduring mugginess throughout the month. Weather in March »

Weather in April

As we transition into April, the weather subtly starts to change with still-visible traces of the preceding wet period. Reduced rainfall is manifest at a rate of 245mm (9.65"), still substantial but less intense than March. Meanwhile, Bogor experiences a slight rise in its average low and high temperatures. Weather in April »

Weather in May

May marks the advent of drier seasons in Bogor, highlighted by a significant reduction in rainfall to 156mm (6.14"). The city begins to observe more stable weather conditions, with the frequency of heavy showers dropping noticeably. Weather in May »

Weather in June

June sees the firm establishment of the dry season in Bogor, as rainfall appreciably reduces to 100mm (3.94"). The city enjoys longer stretches of sunny days, with cloud cover diminishing further, allowing more sunlight to stream through. Weather in June »

Weather in July

Moving into July, Bogor preserves its relatively dry and warm climatic pattern. Rainfall reaches its yearly low at 83mm (3.27"), with fewer rain days compared to the previous months. The overall climate leans towards warm and dry, with expansive sunny periods across the day. Weather in July »

Weather in August

August witnesses an upward trend in temperatures, marking it a warmer month of the year. The rainfall negligibly increases to 68mm (2.68"), which is an insignificant change keeping the weather dry and cozy. Comparatively less cloud cover makes for clearer skies, translating into longer sunlit hours. Weather in August »

Weather in September

In September, Bogor, Indonesia, sees a slight uptick in precipitation levels from 68mm (2.68") to 84mm (3.31"). However, the city remains predominantly dry, keeping with the dry season's attributes. Temperatures continue their gradual rise, further reinforcing the warm and dry weather pattern. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October marks the gradual return of the wet period in Bogor, with rainfall levels rising to 116mm (4.57"). While rainfall increases, cloud cover also thickens, reducing sunlight hours and promoting a cooler environment. However, the temperatures keep on the higher side, ensuring the weather never gets too cold. Weather in October »

Weather in November

As November unfolds in Bogor, the city braces for the rainy season with rainfall escalating to 195mm (7.68"). The temperatures plateau, with both the highs and lows reaching a steady state. Despite the humid conditions, the city maintains its warm, tropical environment. Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the final month, has Bogor witnessing the full onset of the moist period, with rainfall levels peaking at 217mm (8.54") for the end of the year. The city enters its most humid and wet period, characterized by incessant rainfall and high relative humidity. Weather in December »

Frequently asked questions

What month is the coldest in Bogor?

January, having an average high-temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.9°C (73.2°F), is the coldest month in Bogor.

How many days does it rain in Bogor?

In Bogor, during the entire year, the rain falls for 295.9 days and collects up to 1940mm (76.38") of precipitation.

When is the lowest UV index in Bogor?

The months with the lowest UV index are January, March, June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the most humid month in Bogor?

With an average relative humidity of 81%, February is the most humid month.

When is the highest UV index in Bogor?

February, April, May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the rainiest month in Bogor?

March is the month with the most rainfall in Bogor, Indonesia. Rain falls for 29 days and accumulates 268mm (10.55") of precipitation.

What month has the most sunshine in Bogor?

March has the most sunshine of the year in Bogor, with an average of 9.2h of sunshine.

What is the month with the shortest days in Bogor?

The month with the shortest days in Bogor is June, with an average of 11h and 42min of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Bogor?

With an average of 6.7h of sunshine, July has the least sunshine of the year.

What is the driest month in Bogor?

August is the month with the least rainfall in Bogor. Rain falls for 16.5 days and accumulates 68mm (2.68") of precipitation.

What is the least humid month in Bogor?

The least humid month in Bogor, Indonesia, is September, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What are the warmest months in Bogor?

The highest temperatures in Bogor are recorded in October, with averages reaching a high of 31.5°C (88.7°F) and a low of 23.5°C (74.3°F).

When are the longest days in Bogor?

The month with the longest days is December, with an average of 12h and 30min of daylight.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Bogor?

Bogor, Indonesia, does not utilize Daylight Saving Time (DST). WIB timezone is used throughout the entire year.

Average temperature
Bogor, Indonesia

Average temperature - Bogor, Indonesia

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°C).

The months with the highest average low temperature are October, November and December (23.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.6°C).


Average pressure
Bogor, Indonesia

Average pressure - Bogor, Indonesia

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1011.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1009.3mbar).


Average wind speed
Bogor, Indonesia

Average wind speed - Bogor, Indonesia

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.9km/h).


Average humidity
Bogor, Indonesia

Average humidity - Bogor, Indonesia

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (71%).


Average rainfall
Bogor, Indonesia

Average rainfall - Bogor, Indonesia

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (268mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (68mm).


Average rainfall days
Bogor, Indonesia

Average rainfall days - Bogor, Indonesia

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (29.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (16.5 days).


Average daylight / Average sunshine
Bogor, Indonesia

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Bogor, Indonesia

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 42min).

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6h and 42min).


Average sunshine days
Bogor, Indonesia

Average sunshine days - Bogor, Indonesia

The month with the most sunshine days is August (11.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (0.4 days).


Average UV index
Bogor, Indonesia

Average UV index - Bogor, Indonesia

The months with the highest UV index are February, April, May, July, August, September and October (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, March, June, November and December (UV index 6).


Average visibility
Bogor, Indonesia

Average visibility - Bogor, Indonesia

The months with the highest visibility are June, August, September and October (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, July, November and December (9km).


Bogor, Indonesia

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