Kuala Lumpur Climate & Weather

Kuala Lumpur Climate and Weather

The climate of Kuala Lumpur is typically tropical, which means simply that it is hot and humid all year round, with very little variation in temperature and no distinct seasons. The mercury hovers in the region of 86°F (30°C) all year, but can reach around 95°F (35°C). Rainfall in the city is heavy and storms occur year-round, usually in the late afternoon. The showers often come as a relief to visitors who are unaccustomed to the heat, and don't generally disrupt itineraries very much - just be sure to carry a lightweight rain jacket at all times. Another balm for the heat is the amount of air-conditioned buildings that visitors are likely to spend time in; Kuala Lumpur is a modern city well-equipped to handle its tropical climate. June, July and August receive slightly less rainfall on average and for this reason many recommend them as the best months to travel to the city.

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