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What is the climate like in Malaysia?

The climate of Malaysia has an average yearly temperature of 33°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 30°C and rise to 34°C.

Annually, about 2439 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Malaysia.

The best time to visit Malaysia is February. Although it often rains during this period, it rains less than in other months. The temperatures are also good for visiting Malaysia.

Temperature 30 to 34°C
Rain 2439 mm

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Sun is the beautiful landscape... more

Ibrahim hassan Ibrahim

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We were in September 14 days in Langkawi, temperature 28-30,... more

Radmila Strnadova

The climate of Malaysia
  • Average yearly temperature: 33°C
  • Highest temperature: 34°C in April and May
  • Lowest temperature: 30°C in November and December
  • Rainfall: 2439 mm per year, averaging 203 mm by month
  • Driest months: 92 mm in February, 140 mm in July and 142 mm in March
  • Wettest months: 379 mm in December, 366 mm in November and 230 mm in October

Climate table Malaysia

The climate table for Malaysia shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 31 32 33 34 34 33 33 33 33 33 30 30
Nighttime temperature (°C) 22 21 22 23 24 23 23 22 23 23 22 22
Rainfall (mm) 169 92 142 176 213 149 140 197 186 230 366 379
UV Index 7 8 9 8 7 7 7 8 8 8 7 6
Best month No Yes No No No No No No No No No No

Temperature by month in Malaysia

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Malaysia

Temperature by month in Malaysia

Rainfall by month in Malaysia

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Malaysia.

Rainfall by month in Malaysia

UV index by month in Malaysia

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Malaysia.

UV index by month in Malaysia

Yearly temperature in Malaysia

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Malaysia, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Malaysia

Yearly total rainfall in Malaysia

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Malaysia.

Rainfall per year in Malaysia

Weather experiences in Malaysia

The weather in Malaysia is rated an average of 3,7 out of 5 stars by 11 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Sun is the beautiful landscape— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

We were in September 14 days in Langkawi, temperature 28-30,sea 28, rained only 2 days In September Borneo weather beautiful,one day it rained,water 30 degrees— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The climate is excellent, although some days have high humidity and rain. Ideal for those who want warmth and sunshine but can tolerate rain.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Hot, humid, with frequent showers, sometimes heavy. There were frequent thunderstorms in the afternoon. It was not ideal for outdoor activities, but with proper planning and preparation, it was bearable.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Although it was humid and hot at times, it was bearable and the rain provided refreshing relief.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The temperature here is fairly constant around 32 degrees Celsius. The sunny moments were ideal for outdoor activities, even though the humidity could be very high at times.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

It got slightly colder overnight. It rained occasionally, but the showers were short and heavy, which was a good change from the heat. An umbrella is mandatory!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

It rains a lot, especially in the afternoon, but in between it is warm and sunny. A bit unpredictable, so always have a backup plan for indoor activities.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Sometimes it rained, which cooled us down a bit. It was perfect for beach days and inland adventures.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Despite frequent rain showers that provide some refreshment, the overall experience is still pleasant, especially if you like tropical climates. Rely on local apps for accurate weather updates.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Bright sunshine is regularly interspersed with the usual rain - ideal for nature lovers!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Malaysia by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Malaysia and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Malaysia, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.