Why You Should Visit Bali in February [2023]

A Balinese temple on an overcast day in the rainy season. Photo Credit: Julien Pametier.



Is February a good time to visit Bali. To start with, Bali in February is slow season. So you might be able to score discounts at hotels. What about the weather for Bali in February? Because it is wet season, February weather in Bali can be rainy and humid. But that doesn’t mean it rains all day. And the weather in Bali in February is also a bit cooler than most other months.

Weather in Bali for February

What is the weather like in Bali in February? Because Bali is near the Equator, there is little variation in temperature from month to month. However, there is more chance of rain during wet season. And the humidity tends to higher, as well.

In fact, February falls in the middle of the rainy season. However, it doesn’t usually rain as much as January does.

While you might not be able to spend a lot of  time by the pool or at the beach in February, you can discover some of Bali’s other attractions.

For example February is a good time to visit museums and temples. In addition, you can shop till you drop in February. And Bali has some great shopping!

In addition, there is nothing quite as charming as nursing a cup or coffee or a glass of wine to the sound of rainfall beyond the overhang of an outdoor cafe.

Regarding temperature, the average high temperature in Bali in February is 33.5 degrees Celsius. That is to say, 92 degrees Fahrenheit. And the average low is 24 degrees Celsius. That is to say,  75 degrees Fahrenheit.

It rains an average of 17 to 18 days in February. And there is an average of 12 inches of rainfall. But keep in mind. It doesn’t usually rain all day. I’ve visited Bali in February more than once. And i had a great time each time!

Ave. HighAve. Low Ave. RainfallRainy Days
Canggu35 C / 94 F24 C / 75 F11 inches17
Denpasar34 C / 92 F24 C / 75 F11 inches17
Kuta34 C / 92 F24 C / 75 F11 inches17
Sanur34 C / 92 F24 C / 75 F11 inches17
Seminyak32 C / 91 F24 C / 75 F13 inches19
Ubud30 C / 86 F22 C / 71 F11 inches17
Based on averages according to Google.

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Visiting Bali in February

February in Bali is off season for tourists. Because there aren’t many tourists, hotels and villas might offer discounts.

In addition, restaurants and clubs won’t be crowded. Moreover, they might offer special promotions.

However, locals will be busy preparing for Nyepi, the Balinese New Year. So there will be lots of interesting preparations to observe!

What to Do in Bali in February

One of Bali’s biggest and longest celebrations takes place in February in 2020.

There will also be a couple of local festivals. And some world-class DJs will be spinning the discs of the island’s hottest clubs.

Most importantly, Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of the month. And Bali has some of the world’s most romantic restaurants!

Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Pecatu, Uluwatu, Bali.

Valentine’s Day – 14 February 2023

Seasalt in Petitenget, Bali. Photo Credit: Alilia Seminyak.

Restaurants across Bali will pull out all the stops to serve the most sumptuous dinners in the most romantic settings on Valentine’s Day.

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Tumpek Krulut – 18 February 2023

Balinese men playing musical instruments. Photo Credit: Pexels.

Tumpek Krulut is one of the six auspicious days on the Balinese calendar. These days occur when the fifth day of the five- day Balinese week falls on a Saturday. And this happens very 35 days. In fact, it takes 210 days to complete the cycle.

Tumpek Krulut is the fourth day in the Tumpek cycle. And it is the day that the Balinese pay respect to musical instruments such as bronze gamelans, masks, and dance costumes. Devotees lay objects in front of a large gong. And they recite prayers, sprinkle holy water, and make small offerings.

All across Bai

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Isra Miraj – 18 February 2023

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Anniversary of Denpaser – 27 February 2023

Bajira Sandhi Monument in Denpasar. Photo Credit: Trezy Humanoiz.

Denpasar is the capital of Bali. In addition, it is the site of the island’s only international airport.

Denpasar will celebrate it 235th anniversary in 2023. And the festivities will take place around Puputan Square, Highlights will include  competitions,  cultural performances, and parades.

BTW, den is Balinese for “north”. And passar is Balinese for “market”. So the name reflects the city’s origins as a market town.

Balingkang Festival – Date to Be Announced

The Balingkang Festival is a celebration of the cross-cultural harmony. between the Balinese Hindu culture and Chinese Buddhist culture.

Decorated Penjor bamboo poles will be erected along the main road in Kintamani, a village in northern Bali.

Meanwhile, villagers will hold a carnival.And cCultural performances also take place. To clarify, the purpose of the festival is to promote tourism in the region.

Kintamani, Bangli regency, Bali.

Mekotek – Date to Be Announced

Temple of Taman Ayun, the Royal Family of Mengwi. Photo Credit: Johannnindito Adisuryo (Yohanes Nindito Adisuryo)

Munggu is a village in Mengwi, a district in Badung regency in central Bali.

Once a year, the villagers hold a spear-fighting ritual called Mekotek. In the ritual, two groups of male villagers attempt to knock own the other side using long poles.

While visitors can watch, they should not take part. In fact, this would be considered disrespectful.

Munggu Village – Jalan Raya Munggu-Kapal, Munggu, Mengwi, Badung regency, Bali.

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One Reply to “Why You Should Visit Bali in February [2023]”

  1. Looks like a wonderful place to visit. Are you planning any new trips there soon? I would love to see more blogs about this beautiful country.

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