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Malaysia Weather

  • Beautiful beach
  • Misty mountain forest
  • White sand bottom waters
  • Malaysian Islands
  • Sunset on Kota Kinabalu
  • Fisherman boat

The climate of Malaysia is tropical and moderately hot all year. There are two monsoon seasons found in Malaysia the Southwest Monsoon from late May through to September and the Northeast Monsoon from November to March. On the west coast of the peninsula, the rainy season is from September to December while the east coast experiences it from October to February. East Malaysia experiences the rainy season from November to February.

Weather in Malaysia can be divided by region: coastal, lowland and highland regions.

The coastal regions enjoy a sunny climate with temperatures ranging from 23˚C (73˚F) to 32˚C (89.6˚F) with an average rainfall of 10-30cm a month.

The lowland areas experience a similar temperature to the coastal regions but have a more distinctive rainfall pattern as well as high humidity levels.

The highlands are cooler and wetter and offer greater variations in temperature than anywhere else in the country. Humidity levels in the highlands rarely fall below 75%.



Malaysia Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Malaysia.

Learn about the history and culture of Malaysia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Malaysia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Malaysia for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Malaysia tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Malaysia tour, consider taking the time to visit other destinations. Goway offers exciting China vacation packages, India tours and Thailand vacation packages plus a comprehensive selection of vacation packages in many other Asian countries.



Book your Malaysia tour with Goway! 

ASIA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Malaysia tours, vacations and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, a romantic island stay,  a stay of distinction, an independent travel module, and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Malaysia.

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