When is the best time to go to Kuching

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Kuching, Malaysia. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Kuching weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Kuching are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Kuching January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 747mm 3.9hrs 12.8hrs

Kuching's weather in January is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Kuching, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Kuching and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Kuching with around 747mm 29.4 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 29 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in January »

February

Kuching February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 581mm 4.4hrs 12.8hrs

February in Kuching is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Kuching, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Kuching and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Kuching with around 581mm 22.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 24 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in February »

March

Kuching March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 363mm 4.9hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Kuching is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kuching for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Kuching and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Kuching with around 363mm 14.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in March »

April

Kuching April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 276mm 6hrs 12.8hrs

Kuching's weather in April is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kuching for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Kuching and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Kuching with around 276mm 10.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in April »

May

Kuching May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 243mm 6.6hrs 12.9hrs

May is a very wet, humid month in Kuching and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kuching for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the spring in Kuching and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Kuching with around 243mm 9.6 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in May »

June

Kuching June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 199mm 6.8hrs 12.8hrs

Hot, humid and wet weather often prevails in Kuching during the month of June

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kuching.

June is in the summer in Kuching and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Kuching with around 199mm 7.8 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in June »

July

Kuching July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 194mm 6.7hrs 12.8hrs

July in Kuching is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Kuching.

July is in the summer in Kuching and is typically the 6th 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.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Kuching with around 194mm 7.6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in July »

August

Kuching August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 226mm 6hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Kuching is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kuching for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Kuching and is typically the 5th 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.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Kuching with around 226mm 8.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in August »

September

Kuching September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 260mm 5.4hrs 12.8hrs

Kuching's weather in September is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kuching for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Kuching and is typically the 4th 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.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Kuching with around 260mm 10.2 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 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in September »

October

Kuching October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 329mm 5.2hrs 12.9hrs

October is a very wet, humid month in Kuching and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kuching for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Kuching and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Kuching with around 329mm 13 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 25 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in October »

November

Kuching November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 359mm 5.1hrs 12.8hrs

Hot, humid and very wet weather often prevails in Kuching during the month of November

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kuching for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Kuching and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Kuching with around 359mm 14.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 28 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in November »

December

Kuching December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 522mm 4.4hrs 12.8hrs

December in Kuching is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Kuching for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Kuching and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Kuching with around 522mm 20.6 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 30 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Kuching weather in December »

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Kuching weather stats

Kuching weather statistics
Hottest month: May 32.3°C 90.1°F
Driest month: July 194mm 7.6ins
Sunniest month: June 6.8hrs
Coldest month: January 29.4°C 84.9°F
Wettest month: January 747mm 29.4ins
Warmest sea: May 30.2°C 86.4°F
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