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.

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Climate Malaysia by month

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

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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.

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.

What are the largest airports in Malaysia?

These are the largest airports in Malaysia:

  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) in Kuala Lumpur
  • Senai International Airport (JHB) in Johor Bahru
  • Sultan Azlan Shah Airport (IPH) in Ipoh
  • Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) in Kota Kinabalu
  • Sandakan Airport (SDK) in Sandakan
  • Kuantan Airport (KUA) in Kuantan
  • Sultan Mahmud Airport (TGG) in Kuala Terengganu
  • Tawau Airport (TWU) in Tawau
  • Miri Airport (MYY) in Miri
  • Bintulu Airport (BTU) in Bintulu

Airports on the well-known islands of Malaysia:

  • Sibu
    Sibu Airport (SBW) in Sibu
  • Labuan
    Labuan Airport (LBU)
  • Langkawi
    Langkawi International Airport (LGK) in Langkawi
  • Penang
    Penang International Airport (PEN) 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 area code of Malaysia?

The area code to call Malaysia is +60.

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