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Malaysia in August

Malaysia in August : Travel budget & tourist seasons.

Budget your trip depending on your departure time.

Beyond the tourist season (low, medium or high season) of the destination country, prices of your flight, hotel or all-inclusive stays may also vary depending on the demand in your country (our rates are evaluated from western Europe).

Thus, from western Europe, a stay will often be more expensive for a start during the school holidays.

In August, here's what you can expect on average:

  • All-inclusive stays: 2393 € / week

  • Round-trip flight: 780 €

  • Tourist season: high season

Climate in August, picked destinations

Malaysia in AugustIn August, weather conditions in Malaysia make it a relatively bad trip destination. Among our chosen destinations (see below), the average temperatures you'll face in August would be between 24.5°C and 33.0°C, with exceptional possible peaks as low as 20°C and high as 37°C as observed in previous years.

Depending on your exact destination, you can face more or less rain, the average amount of rain observed during August in Malaysia is 186 mm and you can have between 12 and 13 rainy days. If you want to avoid rain, your preferred destination could be Kuala Lumpur.

Note that the gap in temperature between the different areas in the country is low and the number of rainy days should be the same across the country. The country is rather climatically homogeneous in this season.

Based on weather conditions, our advice for one of the best destinations in Malaysia during August is Kuala Lumpur.

Click on the name of a city to read more details about it, have more climate data history and see weather forecasts.

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Kota Kinabalu72533223520913
Kuala Lumpur62433203716212

Malaysia: Climate & Weather

The climate is equatorial in type, lightly tempered by the sea breeze. The temperature is high throughout the year with an almost permanently high humidity. The sea water temperature is generally higher than 25°C.

The winter monsoon period is dominant between November and February with heavy rain, especially in the areas to the east. The summer monsoon period is from August to November and brings rain to the west accompanied by strong winds.

Take these differences into account when planning your visit by avoiding the east of the country between the months of October to February. With regards to the rest of the country, any time is a good time to visit apart from the month of Ramadan when everything goes slower than usual.

Malaysia: Map

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