weather, climate and best time to visit
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.
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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in Malaysia, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.
Weather data from: Kuala Lumpur
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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.
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.
The weather for Malaysia over the next 14 days will be 24°C till 33° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.
The weather forecast for Malaysia is based on the weather in Kuala Lumpur.
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Frequently asked questions
Where is Malaysia?
Malaysia lies in a straight line about 2,381 km from Philippines (Manila → Kuala Lumpur).
How long is the flight to Malaysia?
The flight time from Manila International Airport to Malaysia is approximately 3 h. 40 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 Airport (SBW) in Sibu
Labuan Airport (LBU)
Langkawi International Airport (LGK) in Langkawi
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 1,5x bigger than Philippines.
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 for payment.
Exchange rates on 7 December 2022
- 1 Philippine piso = 0.085 Malaysian ringgit
- 1 Malaysian ringgit = 11.80 Philippine piso
- 100 Philippine piso = 8.47 Malaysian ringgit
- 100 Malaysian ringgit = 1,180.49 Philippine piso
What is the area code of Malaysia?
The area code to call Malaysia is +60.