Kuantan
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kuantan, Malaysia

January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Kuantan, Malaysia, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.5°C (70.7°F) and 29.2°C (84.6°F).

Temperature

In Kuantan, the average high-temperature in January is almost the same as in December - a still warm 29.2°C (84.6°F). In Kuantan, the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F).

Rainfall

In Kuantan, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 295.5mm (11.6") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kuantan, there are 156.3 rainfall days, and 2900.5mm (114.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Kuantan is January, with an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

January and December, with an average of 11.9h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Kuantan.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Kuantan, Malaysia, is 5.1h.

UV index

January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kuantan. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in January in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, Malaysia, in January, the average high-temperature is 29.2°C (84.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F).

How much does it rain in Kuantan in January?

In January, in Kuantan, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout January, 295.5mm (11.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Kuantan?

With an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F), January is the month with the coldest seawater.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Kuantan?

In January, the average sea temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kuantan?

January and December, with an average of 11.9h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Kuantan, Malaysia.

How many hours of daylight does Kuantan have in January?

In Kuantan, the average length of the day in January is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Kuantan?

The average sunshine in January in Kuantan, Malaysia, is 5.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Kuantan?

January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kuantan, Malaysia.

What is the UV index reading in January in Kuantan?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Kuantan, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in January: 29.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.5°C).

Average rainfall in January - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in January: 295.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (563.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (142mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March and June (9 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in January: 11.9h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.1h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

Average UV index in January - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in January: 12

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