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Best time to visit Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

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The best time to visit Kuala Terengganu is May

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Kuala Terengganu such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, May is the best time of year to go.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 32℃ (90℉) in Kuala Terengganu. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 23℃ (73℉) at night.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Kuala Terengganu when the days are longest, you should visit in August. December sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in March instead.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Kuala Terengganu, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

March

Most daylight

August

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Kuala Terengganu seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Kuala Terengganu as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Kuala Terengganu is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Kuala Terengganu

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Kuala Terengganu for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Kuala Terengganu climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Kuala Terengganu for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Kuala Terengganu in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 207mm (8") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Kuala Terengganu in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 97mm (4") over 16 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Kuala Terengganu in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 89mm (4") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Kuala Terengganu in April

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 102mm (4") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kuala Terengganu in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 161mm (6") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kuala Terengganu in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 114mm (4") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kuala Terengganu in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 120mm (5") over 29 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kuala Terengganu in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 124mm (5") over 29 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kuala Terengganu in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 132mm (5") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Kuala Terengganu in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 168mm (7") over 29 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kuala Terengganu in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 306mm (12") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Kuala Terengganu in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 371mm (15") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kuala Terengganu in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Kuala Terengganu is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Kuala Terengganu is generally around March. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in March first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Kuala Terengganu is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Kuala Terengganu, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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