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Visiting Malaysia in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 40.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 15.6cm (6.1inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 18.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Malaysia. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (84°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Malaysia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Malaysia in the months of February, March, April, July, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Malaysia in December?

Yes, December is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Malaysia.

December has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 40.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 15.6cm (6.1inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 18.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Malaysia in December?

Yes, December is an excellent month for swimming in Malaysia with very warm sea temperatures 29°C (84°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Malaysia?

Yes, December is a good time for a holiday in Malaysia.

December has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 40.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 15.6cm (6.1inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 18.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Malaysia. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (84°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Malaysia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Malaysia warm in December?

Yes, Malaysia is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in Malaysia in December is 30°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (87°) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Malaysia in December is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Malaysia in December?

The average day light hours per day in Malaysia in December are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 40.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about December sunshine.

Temperature in Malaysia in December

The average maximum temperature in Malaysia in December is 30°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (87°F) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Malaysia in December is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Malaysia in December is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Malaysia in December

During December the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Malaysia. The sunshine percentage is 40.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Malaysia in December is typically 12 during December. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Malaysia in December

The average sea water temperature in Malaysia in December is 28.7°C (83.7°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Malaysia in December

The average total rainfall in Malaysia in December is 15.6cm (6.1inches) and on average there are 18.7 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Malaysia in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Malaysia in December is 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 26°C (78°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Malaysia in December is typically 93.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.1% in the previous month and 91.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Malaysia in December is typically 83.1%. The average relative humidity is 85% in the previous month and 80.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Malaysia in December

The average maximum wind speed in Malaysia in December is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Malaysia in December is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Malaysia in December is from the West-Southwest.

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