When is the best time to go to Johor Bahru?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Johor Bahru are February, June, July, August and September
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • The rainiest months are April, November and December
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

Annual weather in Johor Bahru

For full information about the climate and weather in Johor Bahru a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 77°F/88°F
February 77°F/90°F
March 79°F/92°F
April 81°F/92°F
May 83°F/92°F
June 83°F/90°F
July 81°F/90°F
August 81°F/90°F
September 81°F/90°F
October 81°F/92°F
November 81°F/90°F
December 79°F/88°F

Weather and climate in Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru enjoys an equatorial (or tropical rainforest) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Johor Bahru is 90°F (ranging from 88°F in january to 92°F in may). Annual rainfall is 103.9in, with a minimum of 5.3in in july and a maximum of 13.4in in december.
  • Between january and november the climate is okay. At lunchtime, it's 88°F in average and it rains about 64% of the time in november.
  • In december the climate is very bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 81°F and it rains in december about 13.4in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Johor Bahru

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Johor Bahru: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Johor Bahru

Find out when Johor Bahru has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Johor Bahru

  • Very low season in Johor Bahru
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March and April.
  • Low season in Johor Bahru
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: May, September, October and November.
  • High season in Johor Bahru
    The number of visitors to Johor Bahru is high in: June, July and August.
  • Peek season in Johor Bahru
    The largest number of tourists visiting Johor Bahru is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Johor Bahru month by month

Best time for low prices in Johor Bahru

Average prices of hotels in Johor Bahru month by month

Generally, January is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Johor Bahru. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, August is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Johor Bahru

A return flight between London and Johor Bahru is generally cheaper if you go in may ($ 900 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 843 more for your airline ticket to Johor Bahru if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Johor Bahru

On average, it costs $ 16 per day to hire a car in Johor Bahru. This price varies by $ 1.2 depending on the month. In january, hiring a car costs an average of $ 15 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in april is $ 16.

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