Climate in South Sumatra Indonesia

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 2 measuring stations in South Sumatra.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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South Sumatra is one of the warmest region in Indonesia with an average daily high temperature of 32 degrees centigrade. It is yearlong warm or hot.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in South Sumatra
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 7 hours per day, August is the sunniest month in country part South Sumatra. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in South Sumatra
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 18 rainy days, December offers the most number of rainy days, and in August the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in South Sumatra
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at 2 mm/day, 2 liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 2.4 mm, the least rain falls in August. March, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of South Sumatra

Most important cities in the country part »South Sumatra«

The country part has a west-east extension of about 210 km and over 140 km from north to south.

Palembang1,662,8932° 55' 0"S104° 44' 45"E
Lubuklinggau148,2433° 17' 40"S102° 51' 41"E
Baturaja134,7594° 7' 44"S104° 10' 1"E
Prabumulih103,4703° 26' 4"S104° 13' 50"E
Pageralam70,3864° 1' 18"S103° 15' 3"E
Lahat65,9063° 47' 7"S103° 32' 34"E
Tanjungagung53,1173° 56' 14"S103° 48' 17"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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