Kuala Lumpur Weather in December

What's the weather like in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in December 2018?

The climate in Kuala Lumpur during December can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

December is in the winter in Kuala Lumpur and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

Kuala Lumpur weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30.9°C 87.6°F
Nightly temperature 22.1°C 71.8°F
Average temperature 26.5°C 79.7°F
Daily sunshine 5.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 232 mm 9.1 ins
Rainy days 21 days
Sea temperature 28.8°C 83.8°F
Humidity 84%
Windspeed 5.8kph 4 mph

On average December is the 4th wettest month of the year in Kuala Lumpur with around 232mm 9.1 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 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Kuala Lumpur

December rainfall

December hourly sunshine

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 December 2018.

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Kuala Lumpur weather stats

Kuala Lumpur weather statistics
Hottest month: April 32.4°C 90.3°F
Driest month: June 130mm 5.1ins
Sunniest month: February 7.3hrs
Coldest month: December 30.7°C 87.3°F
Wettest month: November 278mm 10.9ins
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