Kota Bharu
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.5°C (72.5°F) and an average high of 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Rainfall

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, in January, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 126.6mm (5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, there are 130.6 rainfall days, and 2599.2mm (102.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F), January is the month with the coldest seawater in Kota Bharu. For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 6.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in January 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in January in Kota Bharu?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

How much does it rain in Kota Bharu in January?

In Kota Bharu, during January, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 126.6mm (5") of precipitation.

What month is the sea coldest in Kota Bharu?

With an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F), January is the month with the coldest seawater in Kota Bharu. 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 water temperature in January in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, in January, the average water temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kota Bharu?

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

How many hours of daylight does Kota Bharu have in January?

In Kota Bharu, the average length of the day in January is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, the average sunshine in January is 6.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu?

Months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in January: 29°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°C).

Average rainfall in January - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in January: 126.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (656.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (50.1mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and April (5 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.9h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average UV index in January - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in January: 12

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