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Bali Weather in January, Indonesia

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  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    9 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    16 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    90 mm

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What's the Weather Like in Bali in January?

Is It Good To Go To Bali In January?

Although January is often considered a 'winter' month, the temperatures in Bali this month are very warm, perfect for a tropical escape from colder northern European countries. As it's officially the rainy season, flights and accommodation will be more affordable than in the peak summer season. 

Is It Hot In Bali In January?

The average temperature in Bali in January is 26°C, while the average low is 23°C, and the average high is 29° C.

How Wet Is Bali In January?

There is a reasonable chance of rain in January as it's part of the wet season. This means days will mostly be overcast. Although even during a rainy day, there is a good chance the sun makes an appearance when the rain stops. 

Sunshine Hours In Bali In January

When the sun does come out in January, it should be taken advantage of, as the average daily sunshineonly lasts for six hours. 

How Warm Is The Sea In Bali In January?

Even though there is the potential for minimal sun and a decent amount of rain, the average sea temperature in January is the warmest of any month. With an average temperature of 29°C, the sea is very warm and enjoyable for everyone. 

How Much Does It Rain In Bali In January?

In addition to days with limited sun, January is Bali's rainiest month. The average amount of rainfallis 90mm, spread out over 16 days, or more than half of the month.     

How Humid Is Bali In January?

Due to its tropical climate, Bali is basically always humid. However, during January, it is especially humid, thanks to the high volume of rain. The average humidity in January is 80%, which can be uncomfortable, especially when combined with days that reach the 30's.

Hotels for Bali in January

The Samaya Seminyak 

The Samaya Seminyak  is a villa that offers several different types of rooms for their guests, from single bedroom options, to three bedroom villas meant for families or groups traveling together. Each villa comes with its own type of private swimming pool as well. The Samaya has a spa, two restaurants, a gym, 24-hour room service, as well as offering daily activities like nature walks and cooking classes. They are located about a 10 minute drive from Ubud.

Amori Villa

The Amori Villa offers seven suites and villas, perfect for either a couple traveling alone, or a group interested in booking the entire property. Each villa has plenty of space, privacy and their own bathroom, but also includes a shared living and dining area, kitchen, infinity pool, and spa area. All rooms also come with air-conditioning and a full breakfast. They are located about a seven minute drive away from Ubud.

Beaches for January for Bali

Blue Point Beach

Located in the village of Pecatu, Blue Point Beach is not one of Bali's most well-known beaches, but is still well worth the trip. This beach has a little bit of everything, as it is made up of white sand that is perfect for relaxing on, but also has large rocks and cave areas for exploring.

This is a popular beach for swimming and surfing, as well as other water sports like paragliding. Blue Heaven Bali is a restaurant close by offering a wide range of food and drinks. Blue Point Beach is located on the southern tip of Bali and is about an hour drive from Ubud.

Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach is one of Bali's most famous beaches, as it is home to what is considered the best beachfront in all of Bali. The beach is about 5km long and consists of white sand. It is a relatively clean beach and well-maintained, due to the large number of visitors it receives.

There is barely any coral or rocky areas in the water, making it a great place for both swimmers, and those interested in learning how to surf. There are lots of surf schools nearby that offer surfing lessons and have rental equipment as well. In addition to the great beach area and perfect swim water, the sunsets at Kuta Beach are also amazing, further adding to the draw of this beach.

There are numerous, small stalls just off of the beach offering cheap and delicious local food, but for a more formal dining experience, Kedin's Café offers local Indonesian dishes and serves cold drinks. Kuta Beach is about a 40 minute drive from Ubud.

Restaurants and Bars for Bali in January


If you are in search of "gourmet comfort food," head to Scratch. The Canadian chef cooks a variety of dishes, from steaks, tapas, pastas, and American and Asian staples alike, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The inside of the restaurant is air-conditioned, and they also have an outdoor patio for fresh air. Scratch offers an extensive cocktail list, as well as serving a variety of beers. They are closed on Sundays but are open for lunch and dinner (12 PM 10 PM) Monday through Saturday. Scratch is located about a 40 minute drive from Ubud.

Wacko Burger

Craving a burger? Then head to Wacko Burger for a delicious take on this classic meal. They offer over 10 different types of burgers, from traditionally made ones, to ones with guacamole, sour cream, nachos, and jalapenos served on them. They also offer fish and chips, hot dogs, fried rice, and spaghetti for the non-burger crowd.

In addition to the main course, Wack Burger also serves desserts like Belgium waffles and a selection of ice creams. They also make milkshakes, and have a variety of other beverages like soft drinks, juices, and beer as well. They have two locations, one in Seminyak and one in Jimbaran. Both are open from 12 PM to 9:30 PM, and Seminyak is openly daily, while Jimbaran is closed on Sundays. The Seminyak location is about a 40 minute drive from Ubud, while the Jimbaran location is about a 50 minute drive.

Things to Do in Bali in January

Sekumpul Waterfall

Often considered the best waterfall in Bali, Sekumpul Waterfall is a place to not to miss. There are several falls here, which are surrounded by lush, green plants on all sides. It requires a short hike through the jungle to reach the falls (about 1km), so dress appropriately. In order to avoid large groups of tourists, getting there in the early morning is recommended.

Bringing a swimming costume is also suggested, as jumping in the water at the bottom of the falls is an option. There are local guides for hire at the beginning of the hike, who will ensure you get to the right place. Seukumpul Waterfall is located on the northern part of Bali, about a 90 minute drive from Ubud.

Gunung Kawi

In order to discover some of Bali's history, check out Gunung Kawi. It is a temple that was built in the 11th century and is made up of 10 shrines cut out of stone. In order to protect the shrines, the cliff behind them was carved out, serving as a natural barrier, as they are almost encased.

It is believed that some of the shrines are "funeral monuments" created in dedication to King Anak Wungsu and his queens. The temple is located roughly in the middle of Bali and is a 25 minute drive from Ubud.

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