The climate in Kuala Lumpur during January can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.
January is in the winter in Kuala Lumpur and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||31.5°C 88.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||21.8°C 71.2°F|
|Average temperature||26.6°C 79.9°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.3 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||147 mm 5.8 ins|
|Rainy days||15 days|
|Sea temperature||28.6°C 83.4°F|
|Windspeed||5.8kph 4 mph|
On average January is the 4th driest month of the year in Kuala Lumpur with around 147mm 5.8 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 6.3 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 January 2019.
|Hottest month:||April||32.4°C 90.3°F|
|Driest month:||June||130mm 5.1ins|
|Coldest month:||December||30.7°C 87.3°F|
|Wettest month:||November||278mm 10.9ins|