Kota Bharu
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

December, the first month of the winter, in Kota Bharu, is still a warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 22.7°C (72.9°F) and max 28.6°C (83.5°F).

Temperature

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.7°C (72.9°F).

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout December, 571mm (22.5") of precipitation is accumulated. In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130.6 days and collects up to 2599.2mm (102.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature in Kota Bharu is 28.2°C (82.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

January, November and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

In Kota Bharu, the average sunshine is 4.8h.

UV index

June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index in Kota Bharu. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 11 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Kota Bharu?

With an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.7°C (72.9°F), December is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in December in Kota Bharu?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 28.6°C (83.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.7°C (72.9°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, in December, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 571mm (22.5") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in December in Kota Bharu?

In December, the average sea temperature in Kota Bharu is 28.2°C (82.8°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kota Bharu?

January, November and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Kota Bharu, Malaysia.

How many hours of daylight does Kota Bharu have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Kota Bharu is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Kota Bharu?

The average sunshine in December in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 4.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Kota Bharu?

Months with the lowest UV index in Kota Bharu are June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

What is the UV index reading in December in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in December: 28.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 22.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°C).

Average rainfall in December - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in December: 571mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (656.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (50.1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and April (5 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.8h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average UV index in December - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in December: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, November and December (UV index 11).