Average weather in March in Penang, Malaysia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Penang in March is 23.0°C (73.4°F). The amount of rain in March is high with an average of 146mm (5.7in). It rains on average a total of 11 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 32.0°C (89.6°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Penang with 235 hours of sun.


So what to wear in March? 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 28.0°C (82.4°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 March look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in March

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 32 °C
Water Temperature 28 °C
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 146mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 235

Where to stay in Penang

What To Do

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Penang

FRI Jan 21
31°C | 25°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT Jan 22
31°C | 25°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SUN Jan 23
31°C | 26°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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