Kuala Lumpur Weather in May

What's the weather like in Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur) in May 2024?

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

May is in the spring in Kuala Lumpur and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

Kuala Lumpur weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 32.3°C 90.1°F
Nightly temperature 22.7°C 72.9°F
Average temperature 27.5°C 81.5°F
Daily sunshine 7.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 210 mm 8.2 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 30.3°C 86.5°F
Humidity 84%
Windspeed 4.7kph 3 mph

On average May is the 6th wettest month of the year in Kuala Lumpur with around 210mm 8.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur average temperature in May

May rainfall

Kuala Lumpur average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Kuala Lumpur average rain in May

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 Kuala Lumpur in May 2024.

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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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