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Borneo – Best time to go

Best time to visit Borneo

Borneo enjoys a warm climate with maximum highs of 31°C and humidity levels of around 80%. The driest season falls from March to October – also the best time to see orang-utans. Rainfall should be expected any time of year however monthly rainfall can reach between 317–429 millimetres between September and January.

Borneo’s tropical climate offers a mix of sunny skies and rain bursts throughout each day. We particularly love visiting between May and July, when the country celebrates its festivals, or from June to September, when the turtle eggs are hatching. 

Best times to visit

Dry Season

While the seasons of Borneo can be generally broken down into wet and dry, Borneo enjoys a tropical climate with rain falling at any time. Throughout the dry season sunny skies are intermittently broken by quick showers, which just as quickly turn back to sunny skies. 

Rainy Season

Borneo’s rainy season is a bit of a misnomer, as rain can occur at any time throughout the year. The tropical climate brings sporadic rainfall which returns to sunny skies very quickly.

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Average weather in January

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
29ºC
15mm

Average weather in February

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
29ºC
14mm

Average weather in March

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
30ºC
13mm

Average weather in April

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
30ºC
15mm

Average weather in May

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
31ºC
13mm

Average weather in June

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
31ºC
13mm

Average weather in July

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
30ºC
12mm

Average weather in August

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
31ºC
11mm

Average weather in September

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
31ºC
11mm

Average weather in October

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
30ºC
9mm

Average weather in November

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
30ºC
9mm

Average weather in December

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Borneo
29ºC
12mm

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