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Kuala Lumpur Weather in August, Malaysia


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Kuala Lumpur Averages August

  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    8 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    17 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    160 mm

Kuala Lumpur Daily Averages August

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What's the Weather Like in Kuala Lumpur in August

Kuala LumpurMalaysia's capital city and one of the most alluring cities in South-eastern Asia enjoys fair weather all-year round, but August is arguably the most comfortable and most inviting month. The city welcomes millions of visitors every single year who come to enjoy its fine weather, its low prices and its bustling markets.


When visiting the city in August, tourists are able to enjoy afternoon temperatures of 32°C on average and nighttime temperatures that aren't lower than 23°C on average. These temperatures are gloriously highhe average day temperature is 28°Cut it gets even better.


August also happens to fall in the dry season in this part of the world, a time of year that is characterised by (relatively) low precipitation and plenty of sunshine. The total amount of rainfall this month is 160mm, which is spread out over 17 days with rainfall. This makes it the second driest month of the entire year, after July, which is only a tiny bit drier, and together with June. The weather slowly but steadily move towards the wetter part of the year, which will start in October.

For now, however, the weather is fairly dryainfall happens mostly in the evenings and during the nights. Occurring on 81% of the days with rainfall, thunderstorms are the one and only type of rainfall that matters. Light rain does occasionally fall as well, but only on 15% of those days.

Sunshine Hours

Another thing that makes August such a wonderful month is the 8 hours of sunshine that can be enjoyed on a daily basis. This number of sunshine hours is actually observed during the entire dry season (and even during the western monsoon season as well), from April through September.

Planning a visit to Kuala Lumpur? Make sure to take a look at our up-to-date weather forecast.

Hotels for Kuala Lumpur in August

Prince Hotel & Residence

Looking for unsurpassed luxury in the heart of summer? Consider booking a room at the elegant Prince Hotel & Residence, or Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel and Residences as it is also known. A luxurious, internationally famous five-star hotel and residence, the Prince is situated in the Golden triangle, in the middle of the Kuala Lumpur city centre. It boasts many superb amenities, including free internet and lavishly decorated luxury rooms.

The hotel offers an impressive six different dining options, from a casual eatery to a fine dining restaurant, all within its confines. Guests who wish to relax can do so in the hotel's soothing spa, inspired by the ancient Malaysian culture. In addition to all the above, the Prince also provides childcare and business services of the highest level.

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Another recommended hotel for your August vacation is Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, also located in the Golden Triangle. This superb hotel lies close to major landmarks such as the Petronas Twin Towers and KLCC Park, while the Pavilion can be reached via a covered sky bridge. Facilities include a 24-hour gym with personal trainers, Wi-Fi, a luxurious spa and fantastic dining venues.

The Ascott

The Ascott is not only tremendously popular among expats and travelling executives, but also among regular tourists. It offers accommodation in luxurious serviced apartments, all equipped with fully serviced kitchens, beautifully decorated living rooms, spacious bedrooms and large bathrooms. Located on Jalan Pinang, this 30-storey hotel boasts a rather superb location as well.

Restaurants and Bars for Kuala Lumpur in August

Prego KL

People who enjoy Italian food should absolutely consider visiting Prego KL, a restaurant in the Westin Kuala Lumpur Hotel. Offering classic Italian cuisine in a two-storey setting, this amazing dining venue boasts impressive views of the city's skyline and an always-lively ambience. Its menu includes mouthwatering food ranging from antipasti to seafood pasta, succulent meat dishes and a variety of sweet desserts.

Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Another superb restaurant is Nobu Kuala Lumpur. This Michelin-starred restaurant is a world-famous Japanese restaurant that has been around since 1994. Now boasting more than 30 franchises all over the globe, Nobu Kuala Lumpur was where it all started, its very first restaurant. Serving a mix of South American and Asian cuisine, it is a unique restaurant in the vibrant culinary scene of Kuala Lumpur and highly recommended.

Atmosphere 360

One of the city's most popular attractions is the Menara KL, a tower in the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve. This tower boasts a revolving restaurant, Atmosphere 360, that offers breathtaking views of the skyline, including the iconic Petronas Twin Towers. Food is offered buffet-stylehere is an appetiser section, a main course area and a dessert bar.

Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur in August

Sri Mahamariamman Temple

The Sri Mahamariamman Temple is a place of reverie for Malaysians and a historic landmark recognised worldwide for its unique architecture and cultural significance. The oldest and richest Hindu temple in Malaysia, this awesome, lavishly decorated temple attracts millions of tourists throughout the year.

Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

If you are in need of some refuge from the 32°C-warm afternoons in August, head to Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, a massive water and amusement located 15 kilometres to the southwest of the city centre. Its rides and attractions include a 360-degree revolving pirate ship, a surf beach and a wave pool, and a variety of water slides. This huge park actually consists of five different themed parkshe Water Park, Scream Park, Extreme Park, Amusement Park and Wildlife Park. This is a hugely popular attraction any time of the year.