Best time to visit, weather and climate Malaysia

Best time to visit Malaysia

Climate Malaysia per month

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

The best time to visit Malaysia is from january until december, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Malaysia is 32°C in february and the lowest is 31°C in january.

The average climate figure for Malaysia is an 9,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Malaysia has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Malaysia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Malaysia

Malaysia has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. 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 Malaysia

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 31°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 31°C 31°C
Night 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C
Precip 34
mm
28
mm
58
mm
50
mm
51
mm
36
mm
30
mm
40
mm
39
mm
76
mm
84
mm
68
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 8 7 7
Wind force
in 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
 


Climate Malaysia january

On average, it is maximum 31° in january in Malaysia and at least around 22° degrees. In january there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia february

On average, it is maximum 32° in february in Malaysia and at least around 22° degrees. In february there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia march

On average, it is maximum 32° in march in Malaysia and at least around 23° degrees. In march there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 58 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia april

On average, it is maximum 32° in april in Malaysia and at least around 23° degrees. In april there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia may

On average, it is maximum 32° in may in Malaysia and at least around 24° degrees. In may there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia june

On average, it is maximum 32° in june in Malaysia and at least around 23° degrees. In june there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia july

On average, it is maximum 32° in july in Malaysia and at least around 23° degrees. In july there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia august

On average, it is maximum 32° in august in Malaysia and at least around 23° degrees. In august there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia september

On average, it is maximum 32° in september in Malaysia and at least around 23° degrees. In september there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia october

On average, it is maximum 32° in october in Malaysia and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 76 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia november

On average, it is maximum 31° in november in Malaysia and at least around 23° degrees. In november there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 84 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Malaysia.

Climate Malaysia december

On average, it is maximum 31° in december in Malaysia and at least around 23° degrees. In december there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 68 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Malaysia.

14 day weather forecast Malaysia

The weather for Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia will be 33° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
28 Oct
Bewolkt 33°C 24°C 0.8 mm 20% 2m/s 3
Th
29 Oct
Bewolkt 33°C 25°C 2.2 mm 40% 1m/s 3
Fr
30 Oct
Zware Regen 33°C 24°C 15 mm 85% 1m/s 3
Sa
31 Oct
Zware Regen 31°C 24°C 35 mm 90% 1m/s 4
Su
1 Nov
Zware Regen 31°C 24°C 16 mm 85% 1m/s 6
Mo
2 Nov
Zware Regen 31°C 24°C 26 mm 90% 1m/s 3
Tu
3 Nov
Bewolkt 32°C 24°C 3.1 mm 50% 2m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
4 Nov
Regen 28°C 23°C 12 mm 80% 1m/s 3
Th
5 Nov
Regen 33°C 23°C 11 mm 80% 1m/s 5
Fr
6 Nov
Bewolkt 30°C 24°C 1.4 mm 30% 1m/s 3
Sa
7 Nov
Bewolkt 33°C 24°C 0.2 mm 20% 1m/s 3
Su
8 Nov
Bewolkt 33°C 24°C 2.6 mm 45% 1m/s 4
Mo
9 Nov
Lichte regen 32°C 24°C 9.5 mm 75% 1m/s 3
Tu
10 Nov
Zware Regen 32°C 23°C 25 mm 90% 1m/s 3

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Vacation Malaysia

Hotels and apartments in Malaysia

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Flight tickets to Malaysia

You can fly to Malaysia at these well-known airports:

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

If you want to fly to an island of Malaysia you can go to:

  • Sibu Airport
    Sibu
  • Langkawi International Airport
    Langkawi
  • Penang International Airport
    Penang

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About Malaysia

Malaysia is in the continental part Asia and the capital is Kuala Lumpur. The total surface is 329.750 km² with 4.675 km of coastline and the population consists of 32.573.200 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 4x as small as New Zealand. If you want to call Malaysia you have to use +60 or 0060 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +605012457809 or 00605012457809.

Malaysia is in a straight line at 9.676 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 13 hours20.

Currency Malaysia

In Malaysia the Malaysian ringgit is used to pay.

Exchange rate Malaysian ringgit (MYR) 28 october 2020

1 Malaysian ringgit = 3,89 South African rand
100 Malaysian ringgit = 389,05 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,26 Malaysian ringgit
100 South African rand = 25,69 Malaysian ringgit

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
Download Android
Download Apple

MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference Malaysia

In Malaysia it is now 00:49 o’clock at night on thursday 29 october 2020. That is 6 hour later than in New Zealand. The time zone of Malaysia is Asia/Kuala_Lumpur and the Greenwich time is UTC+08.

Vaccinations Malaysia

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Malaysia.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)