Weather, climate and best time to visit
Best time to visit Malaysia
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 in Malaysia is 32°C in February and the lowest is 31°C in January.
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 a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.
Climate data from city: Kuala Lumpur
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The Malaysia weather for will be 31° till 36° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
The Malaysia weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysia 14 day weather forecast
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.
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 9,676 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Kuala Lumpur).
How long is the flight to Malaysia?
The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Malaysia is approximately 13 h. 20 min.
What are the largest airports in Malaysia?
These are the largest airports in Malaysia:
Airports on the well-known islands of Malaysia:
How many inhabitants are there in Malaysia?
Malaysia has approximately 32,573,200 inhabitants.
How big is Malaysia?
The area of Malaysia is around 329,750 km². It is 4x smaller than New Zealand.
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 to pay.
Exchange rates on 23 May 2022
- 1 South African rand = 0.27 Malaysian ringgit
- 1 Malaysian ringgit = 3.77 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 26.52 Malaysian ringgit
- 100 Malaysian ringgit = 377.17 South African rand
What is the area code of Malaysia?
The area code to call Malaysia is +60.