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Average Weather in Jurak Lao’ Indonesia

In Jurak Lao’, the wet season is overcast, the dry season is windy and partly cloudy, and it is hot and oppressive year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 75°F to 89°F and is rarely below 72°F or above 92°F.

Climate Summary

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Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Jurak Lao’ for hot-weather activities is from mid June to late September.

Temperature

The temperature in Jurak Lao’ varies so little throughout the year that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss hot and cold seasons.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in Jurak Lao’JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMwarmhotwarm
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Barranquilla, Colombia (11,791 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Jurak Lao’ (view comparison).

Clouds

In Jurak Lao’, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Jurak Lao’ begins around May 6 and lasts for 5.2 months, ending around October 14. On August 5, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 49% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 51% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 14 and lasts for 6.8 months, ending around May 6. On January 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 91% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 9% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in Jurak Lao’clearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Aug 549%Aug 549%Jan 209%Jan 209%May 629%May 629%Oct 1429%Oct 1429%clearovercastmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudy
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Jurak Lao’ varies very significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 5.5 months, from November 16 to May 2, with a greater than 40% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 76% on January 19.

The drier season lasts 6.5 months, from May 2 to November 16. The smallest chance of a wet day is 4% on August 20.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 76% on January 19.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Jurak Lao’wetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jan 1976%Jan 1976%Aug 204%Aug 204%Jan 171%Jan 171%Nov 1640%Nov 1640%May 240%May 240%rain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Jurak Lao’ experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 11 months, from September 16 to August 2, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around January 23, with an average total accumulation of 10.0 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 1.4 months, from August 2 to September 16. The least rain falls around August 25, with an average total accumulation of 0.3 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall in Jurak Lao’rainrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in2 in4 in6 in8 in10 in12 in14 in16 inJan 2310.0 inJan 2310.0 inAug 250.3 inAug 250.3 in
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Jurak Lao’ does not vary substantially over the course of the year, staying within 31 minutes of 12 hours throughout. In 2017, the shortest day is June 21, with 11 hours, 43 minutes of daylight; the longest day is December 21, with 12 hours, 32 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Jurak Lao’JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 6 minSep 2312 hr, 6 minSep 2312 hr, 32 minDec 2112 hr, 32 minDec 2112 hr, 7 minMar 2012 hr, 7 minMar 2011 hr, 43 minJun 2111 hr, 43 minJun 21daydaynight
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 4:55 AM on November 14, and the latest sunrise is 42 minutes later at 5:37 AM on July 17. The earliest sunset is at 5:14 PM on May 24, and the latest sunset is 36 minutes later at 5:49 PM on January 30.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Jurak Lao’ during 2017.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Jurak Lao’JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PMNov 144:55 AMNov 144:55 AM5:49 PMJan 305:49 PMJan 30May 245:14 PMMay 245:14 PM5:37 AMJul 175:37 AMJul 17daynightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2017. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Jurak Lao’, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 1% of 99% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in Jurak Lao’JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Sep 1598%Sep 1598%100%Mar 6100%Mar 6muggymuggymiserablemiserableoppressiveoppressive
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Jurak Lao’ experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.9 months, from May 18 to October 14, with average wind speeds of more than 9.4 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is August 10, with an average hourly wind speed of 12.2 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.1 months, from October 14 to May 18. The calmest day of the year is November 22, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.6 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in Jurak Lao’windyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph2 mph4 mph6 mph8 mph10 mph12 mph14 mph16 mph18 mphAug 1012.2 mphAug 1012.2 mphNov 226.6 mphNov 226.6 mphMay 189.4 mphMay 189.4 mphOct 149.4 mphOct 149.4 mph
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Jurak Lao’ varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the east for 8.1 months, from March 23 to November 25, with a peak percentage of 84% on May 14. The wind is most often from the west for 3.9 months, from November 25 to March 23, with a peak percentage of 72% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in Jurak Lao’WEWJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%westeastnorthsouth
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Water Temperature

Jurak Lao’ is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining within 2°F of 84°F throughout.

Average Water Temperature

The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Jurak Lao’ throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Jurak Lao’ for general outdoor tourist activities is from early July to early September, with a peak score in the second week of August.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Jurak Lao’best timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468105.55.52.92.93.03.03.03.0 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturetourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Jurak Lao’ for hot-weather activities is from mid June to late September, with a peak score in the second week of August.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in Jurak Lao’best timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468107.47.43.83.8 precipitationprecipitationtemperaturetemperaturebeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Temperatures in Jurak Lao’ are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Jurak Lao’JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%100%Jan 1100%Jan 1100%Jul 3100%Jul 3hotwarmcomfortable
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in Jurak Lao’JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F2,000°F4,000°F6,000°F8,000°F10,000°FJul 490°FJul 490°FAug 291,800°FAug 291,800°FJun 3011,498°FJun 3011,498°F
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.3 months, from August 14 to October 22, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.4 kWh. The brightest day of the year is September 22, with an average of 6.9 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from November 28 to March 14, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.7 kWh. The darkest day of the year is January 20, with an average of 4.1 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Jurak Lao’brightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWhSep 226.9 kWhSep 226.9 kWhJan 204.1 kWhJan 204.1 kWhAug 146.4 kWhAug 146.4 kWhNov 284.7 kWhNov 284.7 kWhMar 144.7 kWhMar 144.7 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Jurak Lao’ are -6.907 deg latitude, 113.957 deg longitude, and 374 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Jurak Lao’ contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 794 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 480 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,014 feet). Within 50 miles also contains very significant variations in elevation (1,490 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Jurak Lao’ is covered by cropland (52%) and trees (40%), within 10 miles by water (53%) and cropland (27%), and within 50 miles by water (90%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Jurak Lao’, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There is only a single weather station, Surabaya, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Jurak Lao’.

At a distance of 44 kilometers from Jurak Lao’, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.

The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Jurak Lao’ according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.