3116 hours
sunshine per day
594 mm
87 days
278 days
0 days

Climate of 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.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 31°C and 32°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 22°C and 24°C
  • Rain: it rains 278 days and there is a total of approximately 594 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3116 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 31°C and 32°C
Warmest month: 32°C in February
Coldest month: 31°C in January
Night temperature: between 22°C and 24°C
Dry days: 87 days
Days with rain: 278 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 594 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3116 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Malaysia.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Malaysia.

Climate table of Malaysia

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Malaysia. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Malaysia might be like in a given 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

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.

Climate of Malaysia by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Malaysia? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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