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Best time to visit Malacca, Malaysia

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The best time to visit Malacca is September-October

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Malacca? Look no further! September-October is the best time to go to Malacca due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

The warmest month of the year in Malacca is May, where the average temperature gets to around 31℃ (88℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 32℃ (90℉) on the hottest days in summer. The average low temperatures in winter float around 25℃ (76℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 24℃ (74℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Malacca, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Malacca in November – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Malacca are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Malacca seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Malacca

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 Malacca 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.

Malacca 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 Malacca 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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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Malacca in January

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 110mm (4") over 22 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Malacca in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Malacca in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 108mm (4") over 25 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Malacca in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 125mm (5") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Malacca in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 27 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Malacca in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Malacca in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Malacca in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 23 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Malacca in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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

Malacca in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 107mm (4") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Malacca in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 173mm (7") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Malacca in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 162mm (6") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Malacca is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (88℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Malacca is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Malacca is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Malacca, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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