Malaysia: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the best time to go to Malaysia from average climate conditions in many locations like Malacca or Kota Bharu right here.

Best time to go to Southeast Asia?

When is the best time to go to Malaysia?

When is the best time to go to Malaysia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Malaysia, the weather is at least tolerable in January and February
  • The weather is tolerable all year to go to Kuala Lumpur
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Kuala Lumpur
  • November is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Sungai Petani and Teluk Intan, with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Kota Bharu

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Malaysia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable to good* Malaysia in january
tolerable to good* Malaysia in february
very bad to good* Malaysia in march
very bad to tolerable* Malaysia in april
very bad to tolerable* Malaysia in may
bad to good* Malaysia in june
bad to good* Malaysia in july
bad to good* Malaysia in august
very bad to good* Malaysia in september
bad to good* Malaysia in october
very bad to tolerable* Malaysia in november
very bad to tolerable* Malaysia in december

When to go to Malaysia by city

Kuala Lumpur

Best time to go to Kuala Lumpur

The best months to go to Kuala Lumpur are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Kota Bharu

Best time to go to Kota Bharu

The best months to go to Kota Bharu are february and march.

Langkawi Island

Best time to go to Langkawi Island

The best time to visit Langkawi Island is january.

Malacca

Best time to go to Malacca

The best months to go to Malacca are january, february, march, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Pangkor island

Best time to go to Pangkor island

The best months to go to Pangkor island are january, february, march, april, july, august, september, october, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Malaysia

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Malaysia : Rawa


Temperatures and rainfall in Malaysia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Malaysia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu, Langkawi Island, Malacca and Pangkor island, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Malaysia

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cities in Malaysia

About Malaysia

What can I do in Malaysia?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for Malaysia reliable?

Climate data for Malaysia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Malaysia allows us to determine the average for each month in Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu, Langkawi Island, Malacca, Pangkor island, Penang, George Town, Gunung Mulu National Park, and 44 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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