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

May weather forecast and climate
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and an average low of 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Temperature

May is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Rainfall

In Kota Bharu, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 99.1mm (3.9") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 130.6 rainfall days, and 2599.2mm (102.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is May, with an average sea temperature of 30.3°C (86.5°F).
Note: The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Kota Bharu is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 7.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 warmest month in Kota Bharu?

With an average high-temperature of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.2°C (75.6°F), May is the warmest month in Kota Bharu, Malaysia.

What is the temperature in May in Kota Bharu?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Kota Bharu, is 32.7°C (90.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

How much does it rain in Kota Bharu in May?

In Kota Bharu, in May, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 99.1mm (3.9") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Kota Bharu?

May is the month with the warmest seawater in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, with an average sea temperature of 30.3°C (86.5°F).

How warm is the water in May in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, in May, the average water temperature is 30.3°C (86.5°F). The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

What is the average length of the day in May in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, the average length of the day in May is 12.4h.

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

In May, the average sunshine in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 7.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Kota Bharu?

January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu.

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

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.7°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 May: 24.2°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 May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 99.1mm

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 May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 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 May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 30.3°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 May / Average sunshine in May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

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 May: 7.8h

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 May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in May: 12

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).