Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

An aerial view of a beautiful green park and the distant skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with the perfect Skyview
An aerial view of a beautiful green park and the distant skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with the perfect Skyview
January is usually the coldest month, but the weather is similar to the rest of the year. The average temperatures are in the warm 23.3°C (73.9°F) to 32.2°C (90°F) range, and there is hardly any winter season in Kuala Lumpur. Temperatures do not vary much from the average as well as between day and night.
The unique feature of the climate is 12-hour days and nights due to the proximity to the equator. The northeast monsoon brings 193mm (7.6") of rain to the city. Convectional rain is almost daily, and torrential downpours characterize the rainfall. The mild weather adds cheer to the New Year festivities!
  • Average high temperature in January: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, November and December (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April, May, June and October (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, July, August, September, November and December (22°C).

  • Average rainfall in January: 147mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (278mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (130mm).

  • Average rainfall days in January: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (25 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (12 days).

  • Average daylight in January: 12h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h

Months with most sunshine are February, March, April, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

  • Average UV index in January: 12

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

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