Penang weather in May 2024

Expect 31°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in Penang in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Penang in May before you book your next holiday to Malaysia in 2024/2025.

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Penang31
    31°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in May in Penang18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 23°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Penang23
    23°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in May in Penang12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • Very high heat & humidity in May in PenangVH
    Very High heat & humidity
  • 259 mm monthly rainfall in May in Penang259
    259 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Penang11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 30°C sea temperature in May in Penang30
    30°C sea temperature

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The May weather guide for Malaysia (Penang) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Penang in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 31°C in Penang in May with very high heat and humidity, falling to 23°C at night.

How sunny is it in Penang in May?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Penang in May - that's 53% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Penang in May?

The average sea temperature around Penang in May is 30°C.

Does it rain in Penang in May?

There are usually 18 days with some rain in Penang in May and the average monthly rainfall is 259mm.

Penang May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Penang in May 2024. Select a month to view Penang sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2024 07:06 19:25
Thursday, 16th May 2024 07:04 19:26
Friday, 31st May 2024 07:04 19:29

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