Bintan Weather September Averages, Indonesia
What's the weather like in Bintan in September
September in Bintan, a popular tropical island destination in the Riau island group in Indonesia, is hot and sunny, with humidity at around 82%. This resort island is subject to tropical weather conditions. September falls in the dry part of the yeart is, in fact, the last month of that dry season. Crowds are smaller in September than they are in the absolute peak months of July and August, but the weather is equally as spectacular. It is therefore that September may just be the best month to visit Bintan. If you are indeed planning a vacation in Bintan in the near future, you might want to check out the weather forecast here.
As the last month of the dry southwest monsoon season, September receives 139mm of rainfall in total. This makes it the third driest month of them all. The beginning of the month is the driest part, with a chance of precipitation of 12%. Toward the end, however, that chance has increased to 25%. There are two main types of rainfall in September.
Thunderstorms are the most common, occurring on 44% of the days with rainfall. Moderate rain follows closely behind, being observed on 38% of those days. You may also experience light rain this time of year, but, happening on 17% of the rainy days, it is much less likely. The bestriestime to visit Bintan in September would be the beginning of the month.
Cloud cover remains quite low throughout the month, ranging between 30% and 33%. This, even though rainfall increases gradually, makes it a gloriously sunny month. In fact, together with August and February, September is the sunniest month of the year with its 9 hours of daily sunshine.
Temperatures are high in every month and September is no exception. You will be able to enjoy temperatures that average 30°C in the afternoon and 24°C at night. These average high and low temperatures don't vary significantly in the course of the monthor do they in the course of the year. The overall average temperature in September is 27°C.
The sea temperature, too, is gloriously high this month, averaging 29°C. It must be said, though, that this is also a temperature that doesn't really change throughout the entire year. Swimming, diving, snorkelling and sunbathing are the main activities in Bintan in September.
Bintan Hotels in September
The superb Mayang Sari Beach Resort offers its guests a combination of luxury, natural beauty and relaxation. It is located in a beautiful secluded cove in Bintan, surrounded by unspoiled nature, and is an absolutely perfect place to unwind and destress. All chalets have air-conditioning and modern amenities, including a private outside terrace and a bathroom. Guests can enjoy a complimentary 30-minute massage, coffee and tea, Wi-Fi and a game of bowling at the Resort Centre.
A three-star resort on Kampoeng Sebong Pereh in the northwestern corner of Bintan, Bintan Sayang Resort is a beautiful place to stay made up of sea villas, floating chalets and marine rooms, all connected by walkways and boardwalks above the water. Enjoy spectacular sunrise and sunsets with your loved one, have wonderfully romantic candlelight dinners (sometimes even on the beach!) and take part in multiple outdoor activities.
Another fantastic resort is the Angsana Bintan Resort, also situated in the northwest of the islandn area that's dotted with luxury accommodations. This resort features its own private beach, a golf course, a full-service spa and several dining venues, among many other facilities. This is great resort for both couples and families. There are plenty of activities to enjoy in September, including water sports, yoga, hiking, mangrove tours and even coral planting.
Bintan Beaches for September
Beaches encircle the entire island of Bintan. The most developed beach zone is in the northern part of the islandhis is where most of the luxurious beach resorts are situated, many of which have their own section of private beach. If you want more peace and quiet, you should make your way to the east coast, a relatively undeveloped area that still has some accommodation options. However, the star attraction on that part of the island is Trikora Beach, easily the best and most picturesque beach in Bintan.
Bars and Restaurants
When you have worked up an appetite from your sightseeing, Tanjung Pinang, the largest city in Bintan, is generally regarded as "the" place to go for local cuisine. Be adventurous and order traditional dishes like keropok, kueh lapis, soto, gado gado, tempe and empal among others. This is where you'll find independent, locally owned restaurants and eateries, as opposed to the resort-owned restaurants on the northwest coast.
Things to do in Bintan in September
While in Bintan in September, you can enjoy beautifully sunny weather and warm temperatures. This is a great month to check out some of the historical sites that the island has to offer. One such place is the Banyan Tree Temple, which gets its name from the enormous banyan tree that has literally grown to become a part of the Temple itself.
Legend has it that the roots growing around the man-made structure represent a protective shroud. People come from all over the region to worship at the Temple and view it as part of a pilgrimage, as elders say the visitors are blessed with good fortune.
Another historical spot that you should visit while in Bintan is Raja Haji Fisibillah Monument.
This monument was built as a memorial to Raja Haji Fisibillah, who was killed while leading a raid against the Dutch in 1784. He is considered a national hero in Indonesia and this monument is of great historical significance to many in the region, not just in Bintan. As a matter of fact, he is so highly regarded that they renamed a major airport after him in 2008.
In addition to the above-mentioned Banyan Temple Tree and the Monument, there are numerous other attractions to visit in Bintan, including Senggarang Village, Penyengat Island, the Masjid Raya Sultan Mosque and the hugely popular Elephant Park.