Best Time To Visit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Best Time To Go To Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur experience tropical rainforest climate with constant temperature throughout the year. Such pleasant temperature has made this capital city of Malaysia a year-round vacation destination. However, Kuala Lumpur does experience heavy rainfall in certain seasons, but the humidity is never far behind. There is rain throughout the year in the city and days range from warm to hot and humid. Hence, learning the climate of this city will help you to decide as to when you should visit Kuala Lumpur with family.

There are basically two types of seasons:

Dry season: May to September & November to March are the dry season in Kuala Lumpur with June being the driest month. If you are travelling in this season, make sure you carry sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat to protect yourself from the scorching heat. On the other hand, this season is also very popular among tourists as most of the schools and colleges are closed for vacation. Hence, if you are coming Kuala Lumpur in this season be prepared to face the rush of this peak season.

Wet season: This season usually comes between April to May and November. During this season, the rainfall tends to switch between early morning hours and late afternoon period. Though the climate is more humid as compare to dry season, there is less chance of facing the tourist crowd on the road. Hence, if rainfall doesn’t bother you much, then wet season can definitely be an ideal season to visit Kuala Lumpur.

As mentioned before, you can visit Kuala Lumpur at any time of the year. However, to be specific dry season, specially June to August is considered as the best time to visit Kuala Lumpur. As an alternate option, choose any of the months that falls under wet season.

Climate in Kuala Lumpur

Know weather for your travel dates:

21-Jun-2018
Today 21 Jun

92

77

Light rain overnight.

Wind:1.31 m/s

Humidity:72%

Precipitation:0.12%

  • Fri 22 Jun
    88 | 76

    Rain in the morning and afternoon.

  • Sat 23 Jun
    86 | 75

    Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Sun 24 Jun
    88 | 76

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 25 Jun
    89 | 76

    Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Tue 26 Jun
    88 | 77

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 27 Jun
    84 | 76

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Kuala Lumpur

Average Temperature in Kuala Lumpur by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Feb

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Mar

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Apr

Average temperature: 83℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

May

Average temperature: 83℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Jun

Average temperature: 83℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Jul

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Aug

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Sep

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Oct

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Nov

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Dec

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Highest temperature in Kuala Lumpur is recorded as 93.2℉ in March, April, May, June, October and December.

Lowest temperature in Kuala Lumpur is recorded as 60.8℉ in August.

Average Humidity in Kuala Lumpur by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Feb

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Mar

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Apr

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

May

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Jun

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Jul

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Aug

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Sep

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Oct

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Nov

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Dec

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Most humid month in Kuala Lumpur is November.

Least humid month in Kuala Lumpur is July.

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