Langkawi
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Langkawi, Malaysia

January, the same as December, in Langkawi, Malaysia, is a hot winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average high of 33°C (91.4°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and only 4 rainfall days, with 50mm (2") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still tropical 33°C (91.4°F). The average low-temperature, is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Langkawi, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 50mm (2") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Langkawi, there are 171 rainfall days, and 2305mm (90.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January, February and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
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

January, November and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Langkawi, Malaysia, are January through April, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. 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 temperature in January in Langkawi?

In Langkawi, in January, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Langkawi?

In Langkawi, in January, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 50mm (2") of accumulated precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Langkawi?

January, February and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Langkawi, Malaysia.

How warm is the water in January in Langkawi?

In January, the average sea temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). 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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Langkawi?

Months with the shortest days are January, November and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Langkawi have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Langkawi, Malaysia, is 11.8h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Langkawi?

Months with the most sunshine are January through April, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Langkawi have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Langkawi?

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Langkawi, Malaysia.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Langkawi?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Langkawi, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in January: 33°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (34°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July, August, September and October (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April, May and June (24°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, July, August, September, October, November and December (23°C).

Average rainfall in January - Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in January: 50mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (344mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (47mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are September and October (22 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (4 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April, May, June and July (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and December (28°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in January: 11.8h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March and April (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July, August, September, October and November (Average sunshine: 6).

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

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