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Kuala Lumpur Climate & Temperature

  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is at 3°7'N, 101°32'E, 22 m (72 ft). See map.
  • Kuala Lumpur has a tropical wet climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Af) with no dry or cold season as it is constantly moist (year-round rainfall).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kuala Lumpur is situated in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 26.6 degrees Celsius (79.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Kuala Lumpur Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2366.2 mm (93.2 inches) which is equivalent to 2366.2 Litres/m² (58.04 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2228 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kuala Lumpur you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Canar, Ecuador where you would find a Marine west coast climate (Boreal wet forest biome).

Kuala Lumpur Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 32 (90) 33 (91) 33 (91) 33 (91) 33 (91) 33 (91) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 26 (79) 27 (80) 27 (80) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (80) 27 (80) 26 (80) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 27 (80)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 22 (72) 22 (72) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 22 (72) 23 (73) 22 (72) 23 (73) 23 (73) 22 (72) 23 (73)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 163 (6) 145 (6) 218 (9) 285 (11) 184 (7) 127 (5) 129 (5) 146 (6) 192 (8) 272 (11) 275 (11) 230 (9) 2366 (93)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 16 (52) 15 (53) 17 (55) 21 (70) 17 (55) 13 (43) 11 (35) 14 (45) 17 (57) 21 (68) 22 (73) 18 (58) 202 (55)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 11' 7h 23' 6h 30' 6h 18' 6h 17' 6h 36' 6h 30' 6h 17' 5h 36' 5h 17' 4h 54' 5h 23' 6h 06'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 57' 12h 01' 12h 05' 12h 11' 12h 15' 12h 17' 12h 16' 12h 12' 12h 07' 12h 02' 11h 58' 11h 56' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 52 (48) 62 (38) 54 (46) 52 (48) 52 (48) 54 (46) 54 (46) 52 (48) 47 (53) 44 (56) 41 (59) 46 (54) 51 (49)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 66.8 75.9 86.6 81.3 72.9 69.7 72.6 80.9 87.1 75.7 66.7 63.5 74.9

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