The climate in Kota Bharu during December can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.
December is in the winter in Kota Bharu and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||28.7°C 83.7°F|
|Nightly temperature||23.1°C 73.6°F|
|Average temperature||25.9°C 78.6°F|
|Daily sunshine||5.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||558 mm 22 ins|
|Rainy days||24 days|
|Sea temperature||28°C 82.5°F|
|Windspeed||9kph 6 mph|
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.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Kota Bharu in December 2023.
Best places to visit in December
|Hottest month:||May||32.4°C 90.3°F|
|Driest month:||April||81mm 3.2ins|
|Coldest month:||January||28.9°C 84°F|
|Wettest month:||December||558mm 22ins|