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Weather Langkawi

Last updated:

31 Aug

Local Time: 14:46 MYT UK Time: 07:46 BST
81°F
(27°C)
ENE 1mph
(2kmh)
  • Sunrise 07:14
  • Sunset 19:28
  • Moonrise 11:22
  • Moonset 23:32
Temp feels like: 87°F (31°C)
Length of Day: 11h 45m
Humidity: 89 %
Dew Point: 77°F (25°C)
Pressure: 29.8 " (1009 hpa)
Visiblity: 5 miles (8 km)

Average for August: 82°F (28°C)

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Weather Overview for Langkawi

Langkawi experiences a very warm and humid climate where its temperatures rarely alter throughout the year. With temperatures ranging from 25°C to 35°C and humidity at an extremely high percentage, the climate in this region of Malaysia can at times feel excruciating.

However with temperatures that change to only to a minimal degree, travelling to Langkawi is possible all year-round, even during the rainy season which occurs from April to May and again in October to November. The weather will generally be hot filled with scorching sunshine, yet a sudden downpour for a couple of hours in the evening can most certainly be expected. Although the region sees a lot of rainfall, Tourists naturally love the rain on this island as it is warm, hair-raising and will most of the time relieve the day from its unbearable temperatures

As Langkawi is situated near the equator the town enjoys a tropical nature, comparable to many cities and countries located in equatorial areas. Such regions that benefit from the influences of the equator are also affected by monsoons that bring occasional but heavy showers. Some of these showers are often accompanied by violent thunderstorms. On rare occasions such monsoon rains can cause widespread floods therefore causing disarray to the regions resident’s homes and even their lives.

Langkawi benefits from two distinct seasons; the dry season and the wet season. The region generally experiences summer all year round, there is however a characteristic summer featuring hot and dry spells with almost an insignificant amount of rainfall. Throughout the summers arid gentle breezes blow towards the west that carry out no rainfall. The long dry spell of summers comes to an end with the approach of the rainy season. The rainy season is at its peak between the months of August and September .Langkawi obtains an annual rainfall of 2500mm on average. Though the Europeans favour the land during its summer months, the Arabs prefer to be on the island in the wet period, to escape their similar dry arid heat, this time is however also fairly quiet.

Because the humidity level in Langkawi can reach as high as 80% locals are typically found relaxing on the coast beautiful beaches to escape the regions sweltering heat.

The most ideal time to visit the island is from November to March when the sea remains calm and Tourists can have a cheerful time enjoying the side scenes and partaking in the islands favourable water sports.

With its fabulous beaches, mountains and unique wildlife; Langkawi is an enjoyable tourist destination in the region of South East Asia. The inquisitive mixture of Chinese, Indian and Malaya custom that distinguishes Langkawi has given the land an amazing benefit to transform itself into one of Malaysia’s most popular tourist locations.

 


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