Best time to visit Penang

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When is the best time to visit Penang?

The best time to visit Penang is January based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Penang31
    Jan
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Penang32
    Feb
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Penang32
    Mar
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Penang32
    Apr
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Penang31
    May
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Penang31
    Jun
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Penang31
    Jul
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Penang31
    Aug
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Penang30
    Sep
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Penang30
    Oct
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Penang31
    Nov
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Penang31
    Dec

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The weather guide for Malaysia (Penang) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Penang?

The hottest time of year in Penang is normally April. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Penang?

In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Penang with 412mm on average. There are normally 24 days in October with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Penang?

The sunniest time of year in Penang is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 68% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Penang?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Penang in June when the water temperature reaches 30°C.

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