Weather in September in Malaysia

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in September in Malaysia. Is this month a good time to go to Malaysia? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Malaysia in September?

The weather conditions in Malaysia in September range from poor to tolerable depending on the destination.

During September in Malaysia, the average temperature ranges from high in Cameron Highlands with 22°C (72°F) to very high in Kuantan with 33°C (91°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (74°F) in Kuantan and 15°C (60°F) in Cameron Highlands. These night and day temperatures are an average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and bring light clothes.

Precipitation in September ranges from high in Kudat with an average of 131mm (5.2inch) rainfall to heavy in Sandakan with 359mm (14inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 164 hours of sunshine in Kuala Lumpur during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Malaysia.

Where to go in Malaysia in September

Find the average weather conditions in September for the most popular destinations in Malaysia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in Malaysia

What is the weather like in September for the 5 most popular destinations in Malaysia?

Average weather in Kuala Lumpur

In September Kuala Lumpur generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kuala Lumpur
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   August August
<<  
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
189 hours 
163mm / 6.4inch 
16 days 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
164 hours 
213mm / 8.4inch 
19 days 
poor 
October   >> October
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
169 hours 
264mm / 10inch 
21 days 
poor 
Climate in Kuala Lumpur

Average weather in Melaka

In September Melaka generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Melaka
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   August August
<<  
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 74°F 
190 hours 
165mm / 6.5inch 
12 days 
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 74°F 
173 hours 
211mm / 8.3inch 
13 days 
poor 
October   >> October
>>  
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 74°F 
182 hours 
213mm / 8.4inch 
14 days 
poor 
Climate in Melaka

Average weather in George Town

In September George Town generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

George Town
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   August August
<<  
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
170 hours 
259mm / 10inch 
15 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
167 hours 
321mm / 13inch 
20 days 
poor 
October   >> October
>>  
31°C / 87°F 
24°C / 75°F 
161 hours 
351mm / 14inch 
21 days 
poor 
Climate in George Town

Average weather in Johor Bahru

In September Johor Bahru generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Johor Bahru
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   August August
<<  
32°C / 89°F 
22°C / 72°F 
186mm / 7.3inch 
13 days 
32°C / 89°F 
23°C / 73°F 
192mm / 7.6inch 
13 days 
October   >> October
>>  
32°C / 89°F 
23°C / 73°F 
218mm / 8.6inch 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in Johor Bahru

Average weather in Kota Kinabalu

In September Kota Kinabalu generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kota Kinabalu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   August August
<<  
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
197 hours 
271mm / 11inch 
13 days 
poor 
31°C / 89°F 
24°C / 75°F 
181 hours 
287mm / 11inch 
14 days 
poor 
October   >> October
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 74°F 
192 hours 
347mm / 14inch 
15 days 
poor 
Climate in Kota Kinabalu

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Malaysia.

Is September the best time to go to Malaysia?

In our opinion September is not the best time to visit Malaysia with commonly poor weather in Kuala Lumpur.

On average the best time to visit Malaysia is in June, July and August with generally tolerable weather in Kuala Lumpur. The worst months are March, April, September, October, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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