Average weather in January in Kuantan (Pahang), Malaysia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Kuantan in January is 21.0°C (69.8°F). January falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 296mm (11.7in). It rains on average a total of 19 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 29.0°C (84.2°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. The sun will occasionally show itself with 158 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Kuantan should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 69 °F
Max Temperature 84 °F
Chance of Rain 63%
Precipitation 12 in
Rainy Days 19
Sunshine Hours 158

Where to stay in Kuantan

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Kuantan (Pahang)

TUE Jan 18
89°F | 71°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

WED Jan 19
86°F | 71°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU Jan 20
89°F | 70°F
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

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