Average weather in December in Penang, Malaysia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Penang in December is 23.0°C (73.4°F). The amount of rain in December is high with an average of 114mm (4.5in). It rains on average a total of 11 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 31.0°C (87.8°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Penang with 209 hours of sun.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Penang 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. With a water temperature of around 27.0°C (80.6°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 31 °C
Water Temperature 27 °C
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 114mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 209

Where to stay in Penang

Where to go in Malaysia in December

Find out more about the weather in Malaysia in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Penang

SAT Aug 20
29°C | 27°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SUN Aug 21
29°C | 27°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

MON Aug 22
29°C | 26°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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