Best time to go to Malaysia for a perfect weather and 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.

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 Bandar Penawar, Mabul Island (Mabul Island) and Pulau Sipadan, with good weather at least 11 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
January 24°C to 30°C
71%
February 26°C to 31°C
58%
March 27°C to 32°C
67%
April 27°C to 32°C
77%
May 27°C to 33°C
81%
June 27°C to 32°C
69%
July 27°C to 32°C
71%
August 27°C to 32°C
76%
September 27°C to 32°C
76%
October 27°C to 32°C
79%
November 27°C to 31°C
89%
December 24°C to 31°C
85%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Malaysia by cities

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.

Penang

Best time to go to Penang

The best time to visit Penang is february.


Other cities and places in Malaysia

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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.

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Where to go in Malaysia?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Kuala Lumpur33°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C33°C33°C
Kota Bharu30°C31°C33°C34°C35°C35°C35°C35°C34°C34°C32°C31°C
Langkawi Island32°C33°C33°C34°C34°C34°C33°C33°C32°C33°C33°C33°C
Malacca33°C34°C34°C35°C35°C35°C34°C34°C34°C35°C34°C33°C
Pangkor island32°C32°C33°C33°C34°C34°C34°C34°C33°C33°C33°C32°C
Penang32°C32°C33°C33°C33°C33°C33°C33°C32°C32°C32°C32°C
Bandar Penawar29°C29°C30°C31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C30°C29°C
Banggi Island (Pulau Banggi)27°C28°C29°C30°C30°C31°C30°C31°C30°C30°C30°C29°C
George Town32°C32°C33°C33°C33°C33°C33°C33°C32°C32°C32°C32°C
Gunung Mulu National Park28°C29°C29°C30°C30°C30°C30°C30°C29°C29°C29°C29°C
Jodhpur31°C33°C34°C35°C35°C35°C35°C35°C35°C34°C33°C31°C
Johor Bahru32°C33°C34°C34°C34°C34°C33°C33°C34°C34°C33°C32°C
Kota Kinabalu32°C32°C33°C33°C34°C34°C34°C34°C33°C33°C33°C33°C
Kuantan31°C32°C33°C34°C34°C35°C34°C34°C34°C34°C33°C31°C
Kuching31°C31°C32°C33°C34°C35°C35°C35°C34°C34°C33°C32°C
Kudat27°C28°C29°C30°C30°C31°C30°C31°C30°C30°C30°C29°C
Mabul Island (Mabul Island)30°C30°C30°C31°C31°C30°C30°C30°C30°C31°C31°C30°C
Mersing31°C31°C32°C34°C34°C35°C34°C34°C34°C34°C33°C31°C
Miri32°C32°C32°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C34°C33°C
Mukah29°C29°C30°C31°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C31°C31°C30°C

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bad weather

very bad weather


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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, Bandar Penawar, Banggi Island (Pulau Banggi), and 58 other cities.

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

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