The climate in Kota Bharu during May can be summarized as very hot, humid and wet.
May is in the spring in Kota Bharu and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 24°C (76°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||32.7°C 90.8°F|
|Nightly temperature||24.2°C 75.5°F|
|Average temperature||28.4°C 83.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||143 mm 5.6 ins|
|Rainy days||13 days|
|Sea temperature||30.4°C 86.6°F|
|Windspeed||5.4kph 3 mph|
On average May is the 4th 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.
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 May 2023.
|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|