When is the best time to go to Kota Bharu

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Kota Bharu, 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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Kota Bharu weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Kota Bharu 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

Kota Bharu January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 204mm 7.2hrs 12.5hrs

The weather in January in Kota Bharu is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

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 Kota Bharu.

January is in the winter in Kota Bharu and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Kota Bharu with around 204mm 8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Kota Bharu weather in January »

February

Kota Bharu February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 84mm 8.3hrs 12.6hrs

February in Kota Bharu is generally a little damp with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Kota Bharu, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Kota Bharu and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Kota Bharu with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little 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.

Kota Bharu weather in February »

March

Kota Bharu March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 93mm 8.5hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Kota Bharu is characteristically hot, humid and a little damp.

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 Kota Bharu.

March is in the spring in Kota Bharu and is typically the 3rd coldest 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 March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Kota Bharu with around 93mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Kota Bharu weather in March »

April

Kota Bharu April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 81mm 8.8hrs 13hrs

Kota Bharu's weather in April is typically very hot, humid and a little damp in nature.

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 Kota Bharu.

April is in the spring in Kota Bharu 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 Kota Bharu with around 81mm 3.2 inches of rain making it a a little 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 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Kota Bharu weather in April »

May

Kota Bharu May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 143mm 7.8hrs 13.1hrs

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

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

May is in the spring in Kota Bharu and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 24°C (76°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Kota Bharu with around 143mm 5.6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Kota Bharu weather in May »

June

Kota Bharu June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 158mm 7.2hrs 12.5hrs

June is a wet, humid month in Kota Bharu and the temperature is generally very hot.

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

June is in the summer in Kota Bharu and is typically the 6th 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 June is the 6th driest month of the year in Kota Bharu with around 158mm 6.2 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 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Kota Bharu weather in June »

July

Kota Bharu July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 171mm 7.4hrs 12.6hrs

July in Kota Bharu is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

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

July is in the summer in Kota Bharu and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Kota Bharu with around 171mm 6.7 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 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Kota Bharu weather in July »

August

Kota Bharu August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 199mm 7.1hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Kota Bharu is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

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

August is in the summer in Kota Bharu and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 24°C (74°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Kota Bharu with around 199mm 7.8 inches of rain making it a 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 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Kota Bharu weather in August »

September

Kota Bharu September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 242mm 6.8hrs 13hrs

Kota Bharu'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 Kota Bharu for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Kota Bharu and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Kota Bharu with around 242mm 9.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Kota Bharu weather in September »

October

Kota Bharu October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 293mm 6.3hrs 13.1hrs

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

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Kota Bharu 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 Kota Bharu with around 293mm 11.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Kota Bharu weather in October »

November

Kota Bharu November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 537mm 5.1hrs 12.5hrs

November in Kota Bharu is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Kota Bharu and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Kota Bharu with around 537mm 21.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 25 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Kota Bharu weather in November »

December

Kota Bharu December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 558mm 5.2hrs 12.6hrs

December in Kota Bharu is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

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 Kota Bharu.

December is in the winter in Kota Bharu and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Kota Bharu with around 558mm 22 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 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Kota Bharu weather in December »

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Kota Bharu weather stats

Kota Bharu weather statistics
Hottest month: May 32.4°C 90.3°F
Driest month: April 81mm 3.2ins
Sunniest month: April 8.8hrs
Coldest month: January 28.9°C 84°F
Wettest month: December 558mm 22ins
Warmest sea: May 30.4°C 86.7°F
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