Monthly climate in Medan, Indonesia

Last updated: June 27, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Medan features a tropical rainforest climate (Af). Temperatures typically range between 26 °C (80 °F) and 27 °C (82 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 20 °C (68 °F) or can rise to as high as 36 °C (97 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 3085 mm (121.5 inches) and receives 297 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Medan enjoys an average of 3553 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 11 hours 54 minutes to 12 hours 18 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Medan, Indonesia §

The warmest months in Medan are April, May and June, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 27 to 27 °C (81 - 82 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, November and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 26 to 26 °C (80 - 80 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Medan experiences 329 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 0 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Medan, Indonesia. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 33°C
(92°F)
33°C
(92°F)
35°C
(95°F)
36°C
(97°F)
34°C
(93°F)
34°C
(94°F)
34°C
(93°F)
35°C
(95°F)
34°C
(93°F)
34°C
(94°F)
33°C
(92°F)
33°C
(91°F)
Mean maximum 33°C
(91°F)
33°C
(91°F)
34°C
(93°F)
34°C
(94°F)
34°C
(93°F)
33°C
(92°F)
34°C
(93°F)
34°C
(93°F)
33°C
(92°F)
33°C
(92°F)
32°C
(91°F)
32°C
(90°F)
Average high 31°C
(88°F)
31°C
(89°F)
32°C
(90°F)
32°C
(90°F)
32°C
(90°F)
32°C
(90°F)
32°C
(89°F)
32°C
(89°F)
31°C
(89°F)
31°C
(88°F)
31°C
(87°F)
30°C
(87°F)
Daily mean 26°C
(80°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(82°F)
27°C
(82°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(80°F)
27°C
(80°F)
26°C
(80°F)
26°C
(80°F)
Average low 23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
24°C
(75°F)
24°C
(75°F)
23°C
(75°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
Mean minimum 22°C
(71°F)
21°C
(70°F)
22°C
(71°F)
22°C
(73°F)
23°C
(73°F)
22°C
(72°F)
22°C
(71°F)
22°C
(71°F)
22°C
(72°F)
22°C
(71°F)
22°C
(72°F)
22°C
(72°F)
Minimum 21°C
(71°F)
20°C
(68°F)
21°C
(70°F)
22°C
(72°F)
22°C
(72°F)
22°C
(71°F)
21°C
(71°F)
20°C
(69°F)
22°C
(71°F)
21°C
(70°F)
22°C
(71°F)
22°C
(72°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Medan, Indonesia §

Medan usually has the most precipitation in September, October and November, with an average of 28 rainy days and 361 mm (14.2 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Medan are January, February and Mart. On average, 145 mm (5.7 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Medan, Indonesia. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 177 (7.0) 113 (4.4) 146 (5.8) 241 (9.5) 335 (13.2) 204 (8.0) 227 (9.0) 239 (9.4) 354 (14.0) 344 (13.5) 384 (15.1) 320 (12.6)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 21 20 22 26 27 24 21 25 27 28 29 27

Monthly sunshine hours in Medan, Indonesia §

The sunniest months in Medan are Mart, July and August, when the sun shines an average of 10 hours 19 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Medan: January, November and December receive an average of 8 hours 36 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Medan, Indonesia. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 246 301 322 297 299 307 321 317 298 299 256 290
Mean daily daylight hours 11h 55m 11h 59m 12h 4m 12h 10m 12h 16m 12h 18m 12h 17m 12h 12m 12h 7m 12h 1m 11h 56m 11h 54m

Solar UV radiation in Medan, Indonesia §

Medan experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in Mart, August and October, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 14 - 15, which corresponds to the Extreme category of sun exposure. January, June and November are in the Extreme exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 12. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Medan UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Medan, Indonesia. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 12 14 14 13 12 11 13 14 13 15 12 12