When is the best time to go to Butterworth

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Butterworth, Malaysia. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Butterworth weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Butterworth are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Butterworth January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
29°C 102mm 8.3hrs 12.6hrs 29°C

January is a damp, humid month in Butterworth and the temperature is generally hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Butterworth, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Butterworth and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Butterworth with around 102mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Butterworth February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
29°C 106mm 8.6hrs 12.7hrs 29°C

February in Butterworth is generally damp with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Butterworth, with some very good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Butterworth and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Butterworth with around 106mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in February »

March

Butterworth March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
29°C 160mm 8hrs 12.8hrs 30°C

The weather in March in Butterworth is characteristically very hot, humid and wet.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Butterworth.

March is in the spring in Butterworth and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 24°C (74°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Butterworth with around 160mm 6.3 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in March »

April

Butterworth April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
29°C 235mm 8hrs 12.9hrs 30°C

Butterworth's weather in April is typically very hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Butterworth.

April is in the spring in Butterworth and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Butterworth with around 235mm 9.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in April »

May

Butterworth May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
29°C 235mm 7.1hrs 13.1hrs 30°C

May is a very wet, humid month in Butterworth and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Butterworth for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the spring in Butterworth and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Butterworth with around 235mm 9.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in May »

June

Butterworth June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 167mm 7.1hrs 12.6hrs 30°C

Hot, humid and wet weather often prevails in Butterworth during the month of June

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Butterworth.

June is in the summer in Butterworth and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Butterworth with around 167mm 6.6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in June »

July

Butterworth July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 197mm 7hrs 12.7hrs 30°C

July in Butterworth is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Butterworth for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Butterworth and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 24°C (74°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Butterworth with around 197mm 7.8 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in July »

August

Butterworth August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 203mm 6.5hrs 12.8hrs 30°C

The weather in August in Butterworth is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Butterworth for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Butterworth and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Butterworth with around 203mm 8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in August »

September

Butterworth September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 287mm 5.9hrs 12.9hrs 30°C

Butterworth's weather in September is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Butterworth for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Butterworth and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Butterworth with around 287mm 11.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in September »

October

Butterworth October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 383mm 5.9hrs 13.1hrs 29°C

October is a very wet, humid month in Butterworth and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Butterworth for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Butterworth and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Butterworth with around 383mm 15.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 24 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in October »

November

Butterworth November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 278mm 6.3hrs 12.6hrs 29°C

Hot, humid and very wet weather often prevails in Butterworth during the month of November

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Butterworth for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Butterworth and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Butterworth with around 278mm 11 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in November »

December

Butterworth December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 158mm 7hrs 12.7hrs 29°C

December in Butterworth is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Butterworth.

December is in the winter in Butterworth and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Butterworth with around 158mm 6.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Butterworth weather in December »

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Butterworth weather stats

Butterworth weather statistics
Hottest month: April 32°C 89.6°F
Driest month: January 102mm 4ins
Sunniest month: February 8.6hrs
Coldest month: September 30.4°C 86.7°F
Wettest month: October 383mm 15.1ins
Warmest sea: May 30.3°C 86.5°F
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