Average weather in October in Penang, Malaysia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Penang in October is 23.0°C (73.4°F). October falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 383mm (15.1in). This makes it the wettest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 21 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 30.0°C (86°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 170 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in October? 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 October look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in October

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 30 °C
Water Temperature 28 °C
Chance of Rain 70%
Precipitation 383mm
Rainy Days 21
Sunshine Hours 170

Where to stay in Penang

Where to go in Malaysia in October

Find out more about the weather in Malaysia in October 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 October.

Swimming
7/10
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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