May weather forecast and climate
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

May, the last month of the spring, in Kota Bharu, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.7°C (90.9°F) and 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Temperature

May is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout May, 99.1mm (3.9") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 130.6 rainfall days, and 2599.2mm (102.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Kota Bharu is May, with an average sea temperature of 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

In May, the average length of the day in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, the average sunshine is 7.8h.

UV index

January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in Kota Bharu?

May is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.2°C (75.6°F).

What is the temperature in May in Kota Bharu?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 32.7°C (90.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

How much does it rain in Kota Bharu in May?

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, during May, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 99.1mm (3.9") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Kota Bharu?

With an average sea temperature of 30.3°C (86.5°F), May is the month with the warmest seawater. For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, in May, the average water temperature 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.

What is the average length of the day in May in Kota Bharu?

The average length of the day in May is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kota Bharu have in May?

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, the average sunshine in May is 7.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Kota Bharu?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.7°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 May: 24.2°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 May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 99.1mm

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 May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 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 May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 30.3°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 May / Average sunshine in May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

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 May: 7.8h

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 May - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in May: 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).

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