Weather in Malaysia in January

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Visiting Malaysia in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 41.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 9.7cm (3.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Malaysia. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). January 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.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Malaysia in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Malaysia.

January has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 41.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 9.7cm (3.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Malaysia in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Malaysia with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (82°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Malaysia?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 41.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 9.7cm (3.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Malaysia. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Malaysia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Malaysia warm in January?

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

The average maximum temperature in Malaysia in January is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (87°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Malaysia in January 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 January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Malaysia in January?

The average day light hours per day in Malaysia in January are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 41.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

More about January sunshine.

Temperature in Malaysia in January

The average maximum temperature in Malaysia in January is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (87°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Malaysia in January 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 January 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 January

During January the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Malaysia. The sunshine percentage is 41.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Malaysia in January is typically 12.9 during January. 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 January

The average sea water temperature in Malaysia in January is 27.5°C (81.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Malaysia in January

The average total rainfall in Malaysia in January is 9.7cm (3.8inches) and on average there are 14.5 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Malaysia in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Malaysia in January is 24°C (76°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 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

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

The average relative humidity in Malaysia in January is typically 80.5%. The average relative humidity is 83.1% in the previous month and 79.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Malaysia in January

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

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

The average wind direction in Malaysia in January is from the North.

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