Best Time to Visit Kuala Lumpur

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Kuala Lumpur. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Kuala Lumpur. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Kuala Lumpur for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 22 °C to 33 °C
Waves Symbol 27 °C to 29 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 511.22 in (14 – 25 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Kuala Lumpur: Overview

JanuaryJan
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FebruaryFeb
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MarchMar
Up to 8.58 in of rainof rain
AprilApr
Very hot (average up to 28 °C)
Up to 11.22 in of rainof rain
MayMay
Up to 7.24 in of rainof rain
JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
Up to 7.56 in of rainof rain
OctoberOct
Up to 10.71 in of rainof rain
NovemberNov
Up to 10.83 in of rainof rain
DecemberDec
Up to 9.09 in of rainof rain

Climate Chart Kuala Lumpur

Climate Chart Kuala Lumpur
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Kuala Lumpur

In the following, you will find the climate table for Kuala Lumpur, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature32°33°33°33°33°33°32°32°32°32°31°32°
Night Temperature22°22°23°23°23°23°23°23°23°23°23°23°
Water Temperature27°28°28°29°29°29°29°28°28°28°28°28°
Precipitation (inch)6.425.718.5811.227.2455.085.757.5610.7110.839.06
Rainy days161417191715151718222520
Hours of Sunshine677777766655
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature is 27.5 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: April (28.2 °C)
Coldest month: January (27 °C)

The maximum water temperature is 29 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
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Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 93.15 inch on 215 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): March, April, May, September, October, November, and December
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 65.2 in

You cannot expect snow in any month.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, February is the sunniest month with an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Kuala Lumpur
broken clouds     broken clouds, 26.7 °C
Clouds: 75 %       Wind: 4 mph NNO
Air Pressure: 1008 hPa       Humidity: 83 %
Last updated: 18th Apr 2019, 02:03 pm
The next days …
19th Apr 201920th Apr 201921st Apr 201922nd Apr 201923rd Apr 201924th Apr 2019
light rain26 °C to 35 °Cmoderate rain26 °C to 33 °Clight rain26 °C to 33 °Clight rain26 °C to 34 °Clight rain27 °C to 33 °Cmoderate rain27 °C to 34 °C
26 °C to 35 °C26 °C to 33 °C26 °C to 33 °C26 °C to 34 °C27 °C to 33 °C27 °C to 34 °C
Clouds: 82 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 98 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %
0.02 in of rain0.19 in of rain0.02 in of rain0.05 in of rain0.05 in of rain0.23 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Malaysia: Regions

Kuala Lumpur is part of the holiday destination Malaysia. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

Kuala Lumpur: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 1 reviews for Kuala Lumpur holiday already. Average rating is 4 of 5 stars.
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    Marita, 51 years old was there in February

    It was very warm every day, sun mostly shone in the afternoon until early afternoon, then it has closed. rain there were only twice.but very briefly.

    Weather Rating: 4 stars – Good

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