Malaysia
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Malaysia

To go to Malaysia, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Malaysia, February is the warmest month with 32°C and the most cold month is 31°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in Malaysia, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Malaysia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 31 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 31 31
Precipitation (mm) 34 28 58 50 51 36 30 40 39 76 84 68

Weather data from: Kuala Lumpur




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Malaysia weather

The weather for Malaysia over the next 14 days will be 30°C till 35° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Malaysia is based on the weather in Kuala Lumpur.

5-day weather forecast Malaysia

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
17 august
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35°C
22°C
2.2 mm
40%
1 Bft
SW
9
Thursday
18 august
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35°C
22°C
7.9 mm
70%
0 Bft
SW
11
Friday
19 august
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33°C
22°C
10.6 mm
80%
1 Bft
SSW
10
Saturday
20 august
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34°C
23°C
15.4 mm
85%
1 Bft
SW
9
Sunday
21 august
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33°C
22°C
12.1 mm
80%
1 Bft
WSW
10

View the 14 day weather forecast for Malaysia


Climate Malaysia

Malaysia has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Malaysia is 32° degrees and there is about 595 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 52 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 7.

Malaysia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 31 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 31 31
Night temp. (°C) 22 22 23 23 24 23 23 23 23 24 23 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 34 28 58 50 51 36 30 40 39 76 84 68
Days with rain 21 18 25 25 26 22 22 23 24 23 25 24
Dry days 10 10 6 5 5 8 9 8 6 8 5 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
UV-index 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Weather data from: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia weather by month

What is the average Malaysia weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Malaysia?

Malaysia lies in a straight line about 4,438 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Kuala Lumpur).

How long is the flight to Malaysia?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Malaysia is approximately 6 h. 50 min.

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What are the largest airports in Malaysia?

These are the largest airports in Malaysia:

  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Kuala Lumpur
  • Senai International Airport in Johor Bahru
  • Sultan Azlan Shah Airport in Ipoh
  • Kota Kinabalu International Airport in Kota Kinabalu
  • Sandakan Airport in Sandakan
  • Kuantan Airport in Kuantan
  • Sultan Mahmud Airport in Kuala Terengganu
  • Tawau Airport in Tawau
  • Miri Airport in Miri
  • Bintulu Airport in Bintulu

Airports on the well-known islands of Malaysia:

  • Sibu
    Sibu Airport in Sibu
  • Labuan
    Labuan Airport
  • Langkawi
    Langkawi International Airport in Langkawi
  • Penang
    Penang International Airport in Bayan Lepas

How many inhabitants does Malaysia have?

Malaysia has 32,573,200 inhabitants.

How big is Malaysia?

The surface area of Malaysia is 329,750 km². It is 2,5x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Malaysia?

The capital of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur.

What is the currency of Malaysia?

In Malaysia, the Malaysian ringgit (MYR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 17 August 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.026 Malaysian ringgit
  • 1 Malaysian ringgit = 39.06 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 2.56 Malaysian ringgit
  • 100 Malaysian ringgit = 3,905.88 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Malaysia?

The area code to call Malaysia is +60.