August is one of the best times to visit Bali. Although it's the last of the dry season 'cool' months, daytime temperatures are still warm and pleasant.
You can expect clear blue and sunny skies, with the occasional brief rain shower falling during the late evening. August is the driest month of the year in Bali. Humidity sits around 77 per cent.
How hot is it in Bali in August?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Bali in August reach an average high of 29°C (84°F), with moderate heat and humidity, falling to a night-time low of 23°C (73°F).
How sunny is it in Bali in August?
There are normally 10 hours of bright sunshine each day in Bali in August – that's around 85% of daylight hours.
Sunrise & sunset in August?
Sunrise is around 6:30am with sunset around 6:20pm.
How warm is the sea around Bali in August?
The average sea temperature in Bali in August is 27°C (80°F), which is pleasant for swimming.
Does it rain in Bali in August?
There are usually three days with some rain in Bali in August; the average monthly rainfall is 15mm (‹1in) .
How windy is it in Bali in August?
August sees an average hourly wind speed of 16 kilometres per hour (10 mph; 8.6 knots).
What to do in Bali in August?
The dry season brings perfect weather conditions for swimming, snorkelling, surfing and scuba diving. This is also a good time to explore Bali on foot, bicycle or horseback.
Independence Day – 17th Aug. August is peak season in Bali, when accommodation needs to be booked well in advance.
|High Temp: 29°C (84°F)|
|Low Temp: 23°C (73°F)|
|Sunshine: 10 hours per day|
|Daylight: 12 hours per day|
|Wind speed: 16 km/h (10 mph; 8.6 knots)|
|Wet Days: 3 days with some rain|
|Rainfall: 15mm (‹1in) per month|
|Comfort Level: Moderate heat & 77% humidity|
|UV Index: Extreme|
|Sea Temp: 27°C (80°F)|
The best time to visit Bali is anytime from June through September during the summer dry season, when the days are hot, sunny and mainly dry.
The wet season lasts from November to March, when you can expect hot and humid weather with daily torrential downpours – the heaviest rainfalls are in January.
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Note: Meteorological data for Bali is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the closest weather station situated at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS), which is located close to the capital, Denpasar, and about 3km (2mi) south of Kuta Beach. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.
Latest update: Bali weather in August: 4 October, 2023
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