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

May 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
May is the beginning of the dry season in Kuala Lumpur with the average temperatures in the 24.4°C (75.9°F) to 32.8°C (91°F) range. The days are mostly sunny with occasional cloud cover, and the humidity is 81%.
The rainfall is to the tune of 198.1mm (7.8") during the month as both the northeast and southwest monsoon make their exit. Light clothing with a rain jacket or umbrella is desirable. Do not assume that the dry season means no rain, as Kuala Lumpur is always wet due to its equatorial location - only the amount of rainfall is relatively lesser than the wet season.

What is the temperature in May in Kuala Lumpur?

In May, in Kuala Lumpur, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Kuala Lumpur?

In May, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout May, 209mm (8.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

When are the longest days in Kuala Lumpur?

May through July, with an average of 12.3h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Kuala Lumpur.

What is the average length of the day in May in Kuala Lumpur?

In Kuala Lumpur, the average length of the day in May is 12.3h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Kuala Lumpur?

February through July, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Kuala Lumpur.

How many hours of sunshine does Kuala Lumpur have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Kuala Lumpur is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Kuala Lumpur?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Kuala Lumpur?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kuala Lumpur?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32°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 May: 23°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 May - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 209mm

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

Average rainfall days in May - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.3h

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 May: 7h

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 May - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in May: 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).