Kuantan Weather in May

What's the weather like in Kuantan (Pahang) in May 2023?

The climate in Kuantan during May can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.

May is in the spring in Kuantan and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

Kuantan weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 32.8°C 91°F
Nightly temperature 23.1°C 73.5°F
Average temperature 27.9°C 82.2°F
Daily sunshine 7.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 173 mm 6.8 ins
Rainy days 13 days
Sea temperature 30°C 86.1°F
Humidity 84%
Windspeed 5.4kph 3 mph

On average May is the 4th driest month of the year in Kuantan with around 173mm 6.8 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 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Kuantan

Kuantan average temperature in May

May rainfall

Kuantan average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Kuantan 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 Kuantan in May 2023.

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Kuantan weather stats

Kuantan weather statistics
Hottest month: May 32.5°C 90.5°F
Driest month: July 134mm 5.3ins
Sunniest month: April 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 29°C 84.2°F
Wettest month: December 563mm 22.2ins
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