The best times to visit Gelugor for ideal weather are

January 8th to February 18th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Gelugor Travel Info

Weather in Gelugor

Temperature

Average temperatures in Gelugor vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the bottom 1 percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Gelugor, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 90.9°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.4°F (25.2°C) at night.

Gelugor Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Gelugor Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Gelugor Perceived Temperature (F)

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Gelugor Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Gelugor Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 89.2 82.1 76
Feb 90.5 82.9 76.1
Mar 90.1 82.9 76.4
Apr 89.7 83.1 76.9
May 89.7 83.5 77.2
Jun 89.7 83.4 77.4
Jul 88.7 82.6 76.2
Aug 88.2 82 75.9
Sep 88 81.5 75.6
Oct 88 81.3 75.5
Nov 87.9 81.2 75.7
Dec 87.9 81.2 75.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.8 27.8 24.4
Feb 32.5 28.3 24.5
Mar 32.3 28.3 24.7
Apr 32.1 28.4 24.9
May 32.1 28.6 25.1
Jun 32.1 28.6 25.2
Jul 31.5 28.1 24.6
Aug 31.2 27.8 24.4
Sep 31.1 27.5 24.2
Oct 31.1 27.4 24.2
Nov 31.1 27.3 24.3
Dec 31.1 27.3 24.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gelugor are January, February, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid October with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 15th.

When can you find snow in Gelugor? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Gelugor.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gelugor (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 14% 0 2.9
Feb 20% 0 3.4
Mar 32% 0 7.2
Apr 38% 0 8.6
May 36% 0 7.5
Jun 25% 0 6.9
Jul 29% 0 7.8
Aug 37% 0 10.2
Sep 41% 0 13.2
Oct 48% 0 11.7
Nov 46% 0 10.4
Dec 34% 0 5.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 0 7.4
Feb 20 0 8.6
Mar 32 0 18.3
Apr 38 0 21.8
May 36 0 19.1
Jun 25 0 17.5
Jul 29 0 19.8
Aug 37 0 25.9
Sep 41 0 33.5
Oct 48 0 29.7
Nov 46 0 26.4
Dec 34 0 14.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Gelugor has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (69.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (79.9%).

Wind in Gelugor is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 4.9 knots (5.6 MPH or 9.1 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 10.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Gelugor.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.9 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.9 Barely noticeable 10.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.5 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
May 3.2 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.5 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.6 Barely noticeable 10.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.2 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.5 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.5 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.1%
Feb 69.8%
Mar 75.7%
Apr 78.9%
May 78.2%
Jun 77.8%
Jul 77.6%
Aug 78.7%
Sep 79.3%
Oct 79.9%
Nov 79.6%
Dec 74.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Gelugor?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Malaysia; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Gelugor, Malaysia is June, followed by September and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Gelugor in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.5 in February means 41.5% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Gelugor Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 89.3°F (31.8°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Gelugor, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.8°F (31.6°C) and 87.1°F (30.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 12 to 15 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Gelugor to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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