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Kuala Lumpur Weather

Kuala Lumpur is located 3.13° (348 km) north of the equator belt, giving it a warm maritime tropical weather. The weather is hot and humid throughout the year with rainfall, the intensity of which depends on the time of the year. This gives Kuala Lumpur an ideal climate that is suitable for visiting all-year-round. Visitors and tourists can enjoy exploring Kuala Lumpur throughout the year in moderately stable weather.

Temperatures generally range between 29°C - 35°C during the day and 26°C - 29°C at night. It may get colder after periods of heavy rainfall. As it is shielded by mountainous valleys on many different sides, Kuala Lumpur is relatively cooler than most places in Malaysia while being one of the least affected by monsoon winds coming from the east or west.

Rainfall occurs mostly between October till March while May till July are generally the drier months. Kuala Lumpur usually has heavy sunshine during the mornings lasting till the afternoons, while the evenings may see rain and occasional thunderstorms. Humidity in the air lies around 80% so it is easy to sweat during the day while walking around. This balance of calm weather makes Kuala Lumpur one of the most stable places to visit during the year at any particular time.