Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport

WIPP · South Sumatra, Indonesia

Climate Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport (WIPP) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 51.2 55 58 50 41 33
February 45.4 46 51 56 42 30
March 53.5 53 52 60 54 45
April 60.2 60 70 63 60 45
May 56.4 55 64 63 54 62
June 57.4 52 62 67 68
July 57.5 56 57 66 50
August 56.7 54 47 60 65
September 57.4 51 59 54 62
October 50.3 16 57 60 64
November 52.6 34 74 55 56
December 52.9 58 68 48 53
Average 54.1 53.8 51.6 59.2 54.9 54.8

20th best VFR conditions of Indonesia

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 91.3 91 93 90 91 90
February 89.0 87 89 91 91 92
March 91.5 92 90 94 93 87
April 93.4 96 95 94 90 94
May 91.5 89 92 92 94 91
June 92.1 87 93 91 96
July 92.6 94 94 93 93
August 93.4 93 93 93 98
September 92.2 84 93 92 96
October 84.8 57 94 95 94
November 89.5 83 96 92 94
December 90.8 89 94 90 90
Average 91.0 90.9 87.3 93.0 92.0 93.4

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 31.1 32 30 31 30 31
February 30.7 31 31 32 31 29
March 31.7 32 32 33 32 29
April 32.5 34 33 33 32 31
May 32.2 33 33 33 33 31
June 31.6 32 32 32 29
July 31.4 32 32 32 30
August 32.3 33 32 32 33
September 32.4 34 31 32 32
October 32.8 35 31 33 32
November 32.3 33 32 32 32
December 31.3 32 32 31 31
Average 31.9 32.3 32.5 31.8 31.8 30.9

4th highest temperature of Indonesia

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 23.2 22 20 24 24 25
February 23.9 25 22 24 24 26
March 23.7 24 21 24 24 26
April 24.3 25 22 24 24 26
May 24.8 25 23 25 25 27
June 24.1 22 23 24 28
July 24.1 23 24 24 24
August 23.7 25 24 24 23
September 23.9 23 24 24 24
October 23.6 21 24 25 24
November 23.3 22 23 24 24
December 23.8 24 23 24 23
Average 23.9 24.1 22.2 23.8 24.1 24.8

10th lowest temperature of Indonesia

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.5 8 8 7 12 10
February 7.7 13 3 4 5 12
March 5.7 7 6 5 4 16
April 4.7 9 4 3 4 6
May 4.6 9 5 3 5 3
June 3.4 4 3 3 0
July 4.1 4 5 2 7
August 3.7 2 8 8 2
September 3.8 2 7 5 5
October 4.3 2 7 3 7
November 4.8 4 6 7 3
December 6.2 7 4 8 6
Average 5.4 9.1 4.3 5.1 5.5 5.6

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 6.7 6 7 6 7 7
February 6.4 6 7 6 7 7
March 5.3 5 6 5 5 5
April 4.3 4 4 4 5 4
May 4.6 5 4 4 5 5
June 5.1 5 5 5 6
July 5.8 6 5 6 6
August 6.6 6 5 6 7
September 6.3 8 5 6 6
October 5.1 7 4 5 5
November 4.5 4 4 4 5
December 5.2 5 4 6 6
Average 5.6 5.2 5.8 4.9 5.5 5.7

4th highest wind speed of Indonesia

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 316° 317° 321° 321° 330°
February 329° 325° 329° 336° 343°
March 332° 332° 323° 328° 003°
April 098° 340° 322° 340° 348°
May 125° 144° 137° 133° 138°
June 131° 143° 144° 133°
July 125° 138° 138° 130°
August 120° 128° 131° 126°
September 120° 138° 130° 135°
October 111° 291° 146° 166°
November 303° 311° 307° 286°
December 311° 326° 316° 309°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.