George Town
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
George Town, Malaysia

A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
April, like March, is another tropical spring month in George Town, Malaysia, with average temperature ranging between max 32°C (89.6°F) and min 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are January through April, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

Rainfall

In George Town, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 230mm (9.1") of accumulated precipitation. In George Town, during the entire year, the rain falls for 196 days and collects up to 2460mm (96.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In George Town, the average water temperature is 30.3°C (86.5°F). For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 12.2h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in George Town is 7h.

UV index

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in George Town?

Warmest months are January through April, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the temperature in April in George Town?

In George Town, in April, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in April in George Town?

In George Town, Malaysia, in April, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 230mm (9.1") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in April in George Town?

In George Town, the average seawater temperature in April is 30.3°C (86.5°F). The water temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably regarded as unpleasant. The primary purpose of entering the water - cooling down from sunshine and high temperatures - is lost.

How many hours of daylight does George Town have in April?

In April, the average length of the day in George Town, Malaysia, is 12.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does George Town have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in George Town is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in George Town?

Months with the highest UV index in George Town, Malaysia, are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in April in George Town?

In George Town, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in April: 32°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are September and October (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 24°C

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

Average rainfall in April - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in April: 230mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (390mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (70mm).

Average rainfall days in April - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in April: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (9 days).

Average sea temperature in April - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in April: 30.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (28.7°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in April: 12.2h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h

Months with most sunshine are January, February and March (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in April - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in April: 12

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