The best time to visit Medan is all year round as the temperature generally stays within the comfortably warm range of 20-30 degree Celsius. It also rains almost throughout the year but is the heavier during the autumn and winter months of September and December. Therefore, it is advisable to visit Medan in this time-frame, as none of the activities that are popular in the area would be possible in the rainy season.
However, humidity is predominant even during the winter months in Medan. The rain, although, is regular, it doesn’t stay for all day long and hence, it won’t be a barrier for one to travel around. One must avoid the big public holidays while planning their trip to Medan as all reasonable accommodations options get filled by that time. May to September is considered as the dry season. If one wishes to visit Medan during the warmest time, plan the trip anytime in April, May and June. The place has hot and humid weather generally but the least humid month is June and the most humid month is December.