Monthly climate in Palembang, Indonesia

Last updated: June 25, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Palembang features a tropical rainforest climate (Af). Temperatures typically range between 27 °C (80 °F) and 28 °C (83 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 21 °C (71 °F) or can rise to as high as 37 °C (98 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 2571 mm (101.2 inches) and receives 274 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Palembang enjoys an average of 3302 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 11 hours 56 minutes to 12 hours 16 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Palembang, Indonesia §

The warmest months in Palembang are May, September and October, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 27 to 28 °C (82 - 83 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and July, when daily mean temperatures range from 27 to 27 °C (80 - 81 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Palembang 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 Palembang, 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
(91°F)
33°C
(92°F)
34°C
(94°F)
34°C
(94°F)
34°C
(94°F)
33°C
(92°F)
33°C
(92°F)
34°C
(94°F)
35°C
(95°F)
36°C
(98°F)
37°C
(98°F)
34°C
(93°F)
Mean maximum 32°C
(91°F)
33°C
(91°F)
33°C
(92°F)
34°C
(93°F)
34°C
(93°F)
33°C
(91°F)
33°C
(91°F)
34°C
(93°F)
34°C
(94°F)
35°C
(95°F)
34°C
(94°F)
34°C
(93°F)
Average high 31°C
(87°F)
31°C
(87°F)
31°C
(89°F)
32°C
(89°F)
32°C
(90°F)
31°C
(89°F)
31°C
(88°F)
32°C
(90°F)
32°C
(90°F)
33°C
(91°F)
32°C
(89°F)
31°C
(88°F)
Daily mean 27°C
(80°F)
27°C
(80°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(82°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(82°F)
28°C
(83°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(81°F)
Average low 24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(76°F)
25°C
(76°F)
25°C
(77°F)
25°C
(77°F)
24°C
(75°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(75°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(76°F)
Mean minimum 23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(75°F)
24°C
(75°F)
23°C
(74°F)
22°C
(72°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
Minimum 23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
22°C
(73°F)
21°C
(71°F)
22°C
(72°F)
22°C
(72°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Palembang, Indonesia §

Palembang usually has the most precipitation in Mart, April and November, with an average of 27 rainy days and 313 mm (12.3 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Palembang are July, August and September. On average, 108 mm (4.3 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Palembang, 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) 202 (7.9) 283 (11.1) 342 (13.5) 296 (11.7) 231 (9.1) 159 (6.3) 120 (4.7) 92 (3.6) 112 (4.4) 170 (6.7) 302 (11.9) 263 (10.3)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 22 26 29 28 28 23 17 15 13 19 26 28

Monthly sunshine hours in Palembang, Indonesia §

The sunniest months in Palembang are July, August and September, when the sun shines an average of 9 hours 59 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Palembang: January, November and December receive an average of 7 hours 42 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Palembang, 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 214 255 283 266 294 285 306 314 299 289 247 249
Mean daily daylight hours 12h 15m 12h 11m 12h 6m 12h 1m 11h 57m 11h 56m 11h 57m 12h 0m 12h 4m 12h 9m 12h 14m 12h 16m

Solar UV radiation in Palembang, Indonesia §

Palembang experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in Mart, September and November, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 14 - 14, which corresponds to the Extreme category of sun exposure. January, May and June are in the Very High / Extreme exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 11. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Palembang UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Palembang, 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) 11 13 14 13 11 8 12 13 14 14 14 13