Sumba weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Sumba

The best time to visit the island of on Sumba in Indonesia is in February and April until November, when you will have a warm temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in on Sumba is 31°C in November and the lowest is 27°C in July.

Sumba has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in on Sumba or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Sumba by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 29 29 29 28 28 27 28 29 30 31 30
Precipitation (mm) 169 136 150 61 33 2 1 0 6 23 74 156

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14 day weather forecast Sumba

The weather for on Sumba will be 35° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
21°
28° 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 11
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
21°
28° 0.4 mm 15% 2 m/s 6
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
21°
28° 1.1 mm 25% 2 m/s 6
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
22°
28° 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 10
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
21°
28° 0.1 mm 20% 4 m/s 9
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
22°
28° 1.4 mm 30% 2 m/s 5
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
22°
28° 5.1 mm 65% 2 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
28° 15.9 mm 85% 2 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
28° 11.8 mm 80% 2 m/s 4
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
28° 7.9 mm 75% 3 m/s 4
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
28° 0.6 mm 15% 4 m/s 4
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
24°
28° 0.7 mm 20% 2 m/s 3
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
28° 0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 8
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
28° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2

Climate Sumba

The island Sumba has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Sumba is 29° degrees and there is about 811 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 151 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Sumba

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 29 29 29 28 28 27 28 29 30 31 30
Night temp. (°C) 25 25 25 25 25 24 23 23 24 25 26 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 169 136 150 61 33 2 1 0 6 23 74 156
Days with rain 30 26 28 20 16 3 1 1 4 8 19 28
Dry days 1 2 3 10 15 27 30 30 26 23 11 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 9 7 7 7 7 7 10 10 11 11
Wind force (Bft) 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 7

Sumba weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Sumba? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Sumba?

Sumba is an island belonging to Indonesia. It lies in a straight line at 6,388 km from Wellington.

The coordinates of Sumba are:

  • Latitude: -9.6993439
  • Longitude: 119.9740534

The GPS coordinates are 9° 41' S, 119° 58' E

How long is the flight to Sumba?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Sumba is approximately 8 h. 40 min.

What is the currency of Sumba?

On Sumba the Indonesian rupiah (IDR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 October 2021

  • 1 Indonesian rupiah = 9,829.47 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.000 Indonesian rupiah
  • 10 Indonesian rupiah = 98,294.75 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 0.001 Indonesian rupiah
  • 100 Indonesian rupiah = 982,947.46 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 0.010 Indonesian rupiah

What is the area code of Sumba?

The area code to call Sumba is +62.