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

May weather forecast and climate
Kuantan, Malaysia

The last month of the spring, May, is also a hot month in Kuantan, Malaysia, with average temperature ranging between min 23.2°C (73.8°F) and max 32.8°C (91°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is May, with an average high-temperature of 32.8°C (91°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.2°C (73.8°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Kuantan, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout May, 202.5mm (8") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 156.3 rainfall days, and 2900.5mm (114.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Kuantan, the average seawater temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 6.6h.

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 of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Kuantan?

The warmest month in Kuantan is May, with an average high-temperature of 32.8°C (91°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.2°C (73.8°F).

What is the temperature in May in Kuantan?

In May, in Kuantan, the average high-temperature is 32.8°C (91°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Kuantan?

In May, in Kuantan, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout May, 202.5mm (8") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, in May, the average water temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

When are the longest days in Kuantan?

Months with the longest days in Kuantan are May through July, with an average of 12.3h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kuantan have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Kuantan, Malaysia, is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kuantan have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Kuantan, Malaysia, is 6.6h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Kuantan?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Kuantan is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.8°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 May: 23.2°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 May - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 202.5mm

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 May - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 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 May - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.7°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 May / Average sunshine in May - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.3h

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 May: 6.6h

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