We can only distinct two seasons: wet and dry.
The wet season:
The wet season lasts from October to April and it’s divided to two monsoons the eastern monsoon between October and January and western monsoon between February and April.
The eastern monsoon has a lower total rainfall and more sunny days than the western.
April and March are the warmest months of the year with an average temperature of 28°C and 8 sunshine hours per day during April and 7 sunshine hours per day during March, however always expect rainfalls especially in the afternoon.
The western monsoon is the coldest season. But it’s not that cold! The average temperatures are 27°C at day and 23°C at night.
December and November are considered the darkest months of the year with a thick cloud covering the sky and less sunshine whereas February and January are considered the driest months of the season.
During January, the average night time temperature is 22°C and the average of afternoon temperature is 32°C.
Heaviest rains occur at the end of those two seasons, meaning from March to April and October to December.
Protected by the Titiwangsa mountains in the east and Indonesian islands in the west, rains and storms aren’t as heavy as in other cities of the peninsula.
The dry season:
This period lasts from May to September and is considered a perfect time to enjoy tours through the fabulous city. Temperature average rich the highest with 35°C during daytime and 26°C during night with 8 hours of sunshine daily.
- Temperatures varies slightly between seasons.
- The warmest month is April and coldest January.
- The driest month is July.
- It’s recommended to always carry a lightweight coat and an umbrella.
- If you are traveling during the dry season, make sure to protect yourself well from the heat.
- Abundant rainfalls occurring year-round and hot weather aren’t a problem as most buildings and means of transport are equipped with air conditioners.