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Weather Averages for Kuala Lumpur in January
Averages for Kuala Lumpur in January
Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and one of the most impressive cities in southeastern Asia. The whole city is a technological paradise which also enjoys perfect weather all year round. Kuala Lumpur is considered an alpha world city as the sixth most visited city in the world. Tourism in Kuala Lumpur is driven by the exotic city’s cultural diversity, relatively low costs and wide gastronomic and shopping variety, as well as for its famous entertainment and nightlife.
In January, Kuala Lumpur enjoys a mild, welcoming weather even though there are frequent rains. Daytime temperature reaches its high peaks at about 32 degrees Celsius while it rarely goes below 22 degrees with an average of 27 degrees throughout the day. Sea temperatures are equally inviting as they typically float around 28 degrees through the month of January. Due to frequent tropical rainfall, the sun shines for only 6 hours each day while total monthly precipitation amounts to 230 mm with 16 days of the month experiencing some kind of rain.
Every year in January or early February, during the Thaipusam celebration, the city puts on its best to celebrate. A silver chariot carrying the statue of Lord Muruga together with his consort Valli and Teivayanni are paraded through the city beginning at the big temple all the way to the Batu Caves. This attracts millions of tourists and religious locals.
The Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur hotel offers affordable accommodation in unsurpassed luxury. Situated in the heart of the city, the Shangri-La is a hidden paradise with a huge garden, spacious rooms and very friendly staff. The hotel has become famous for its garden maze as well as its classy restaurant that serves both local and international delicacies. At walking distance from the Shangri-La, you will find sprawling shopping centres, as well a several upscale bars and nightclubs that make the nights in Kuala Lumpur even hotter.