The climate in Kota Bharu during January can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.
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.
|Daytime temperature||29.1°C 84.4°F|
|Nightly temperature||22.5°C 72.5°F|
|Average temperature||25.8°C 78.4°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||204 mm 8 ins|
|Rainy days||13 days|
|Sea temperature||27.4°C 81.4°F|
|Windspeed||8.6kph 5 mph|
On average January is the 5th wettest 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.
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 January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|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|