Climate in Malaysia: when to travel according to the weather?

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Annual average climate in Malaysia

  • Minimum annual temperature: 24°C
  • Average annual temperature: 28°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 32°C
  • Precipitation: 250 mm/month (with 17 rainy days/month)

The best time to go to Malaysia

Min / Max Precipitation
January 23 ° / 31 ° 314mm / 17 days
february 24 ° / 31 ° 209mm / 13 days
March 24 ° / 32 ° 226mm / 16 days
April 24 ° / 32 ° 208mm / 16 days
may 24 ° / 33 ° 200mm / 15 days
June 24 ° / 32 ° 189mm / 14 days
July 24 ° / 32 ° 216mm / 15 days
August 24 ° / 32 ° 216mm / 15 days
September 24 ° / 32 ° 242mm / 16 days
October 24 ° / 32 ° 306mm / 20 days
November 24 ° / 32 ° 328mm / 21 days
December 24 ° / 31 ° 356mm / 20 days

These weather forecasts have been calculated using data from weather stations located across Malaysia.





Details by cities

Check the climate forecast for the largest cities in Malaysia:

  • Bahr City (28°C on average | 233 mm of rain/month over 15 days)
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  • Kuala Lumpur (29°C on average | 245 mm of rain/month over 17 days)
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  • Kuching (28°C on average | 373 mm of rain/month over 21 days)
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  • Kota Kinabalu (28°C on average | 246 mm of rain/month over 17 days)
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  • Sandakan (28°C on average | 293 mm of rain/month over 16 days)
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  • Seremban (28°C on average | 177 mm of rain/month over 15 days)
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  • Kuantan (28°C on average | 275 mm of rain/month over 16 days)
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  • Laughter (27°C on average | 179 mm of rain/month over 15 days)
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  • George Town (29°C on average | 204 mm of rain/month over 16 days)
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  • Miri (28°C on average | 253 mm of rain/month over 17 days)
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F.A.Q.

What are the hottest cities in Malaysia?

The following cities record the highest average maximum temperatures over the year:
Kuala Lumpur (with 33°C), Kota Kinabalu (with 32°C), Melaka (with 32°C), Sandakan (with 32°C), George Town (with 32°C), …


Which are the coldest cities in Malaysia?

These cities are among those with the lowest average temperatures over the year:
Kuching (with 27°C), Bintulu (with 27°C), Laughter (with 27°C), Miri (with 28°C), Kuantan (with 28°C), …


Which cities have the least rain in Malaysia?

The following cities are among the driest in the country and record the fewest number of rainy days over the year:
Laughter (with 174 rainy days), Melaka (with 176 rainy days), Lumut (with 179 rainy days), Bahr City (with 179 rainy days), George Town (with 187 rainy days), …


Which cities have the most rain in Malaysia?

These cities are among the rainiest in the country:
Kuching (with 373 mm/month), Bintulu (with 347 mm/month), Sibu (with 302 mm/month), Sandakan (with 293 mm/month), Labuan (with 292 mm/month), …

Which are the hottest months in Malaysia?

The months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
may (with 33°C), September (with 32°C), April (with 32°C), …

Which are the coldest months in Malaysia?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures are:
December (with 27°C), January (with 27°C), february (with 27°C), …

Which are the driest months in Malaysia?

The months of the year with the least rainfall are:
June (with 189 mm/month), may (with 200 mm/month), April (with 208 mm/month), …

Which are the rainiest months in Malaysia?

The months of the year with the most rain are:
December (with 356 mm/month), November (with 328 mm/month), January (with 314 mm/month), …

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