The best times to visit Ipoh for ideal weather are

late December

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

 


Ipoh Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Ipoh

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Ipoh vary barely at all and are too warm to be considered temperate for most. The area is in the bottom 1 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Ipoh, the hottest months are June, May, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early February where highs are regularly around 92.3°F (33.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74°F (23.3°C) at night.

    Ipoh Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    Ipoh Temperatures (Celsius)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Ipoh Perceived Temperature (F)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    Ipoh Perceived Temperature (C)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average Ipoh 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 89.8 79.9 73.8
    Feb 91.8 81.3 74.3
    Mar 91.6 81.3 75
    Apr 91.2 81.3 75.5
    May 91.5 82.4 76.2
    Jun 91.4 82.5 75.9
    Jul 90.9 81.9 75.3
    Aug 90.4 81.1 74.9
    Sep 89.8 80.8 75.1
    Oct 89.7 80.4 74.8
    Nov 89.2 79.7 74.7
    Dec 88.7 79.7 74.4

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 32.1 26.6 23.2
    Feb 33.2 27.4 23.5
    Mar 33.1 27.4 23.9
    Apr 32.9 27.4 24.2
    May 33.1 28 24.6
    Jun 33 28.1 24.4
    Jul 32.7 27.7 24.1
    Aug 32.4 27.3 23.8
    Sep 32.1 27.1 23.9
    Oct 32.1 26.9 23.8
    Nov 31.8 26.5 23.7
    Dec 31.5 26.5 23.6

     
    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 Ipoh.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 0 0
    Feb 0 0
    Mar 0 0
    Apr 0 0
    May 0 0
    Jun 0 0
    Jul 0 0
    Aug 0 0
    Sep 0 0
    Oct 0 0
    Nov 0 0
    Dec 0 0

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 0 0
    Feb 0 0
    Mar 0 0
    Apr 0 0
    May 0 0
    Jun 0 0
    Jul 0 0
    Aug 0 0
    Sep 0 0
    Oct 0 0
    Nov 0 0
    Dec 0 0
    –>

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Ipoh has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is February (73% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.3%).

    Wind in Ipoh is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by September and August. February’s average wind speed of around 3.3 knots (3.8 MPH or 6.1 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 8.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 3.3 light air 8 a gentle breeze
    Feb 3.3 light air 8.2 a gentle breeze
    Mar 3.2 light air 8.3 a gentle breeze
    Apr 3.1 light air 8 a gentle breeze
    May 3.2 light air 7.7 a gentle breeze
    Jun 3.2 light air 7.5 a gentle breeze
    Jul 3.2 light air 7.7 a gentle breeze
    Aug 3.3 light air 7.9 a gentle breeze
    Sep 3.3 light air 8 a gentle breeze
    Oct 3.2 light air 7.5 a gentle breeze
    Nov 2.9 light air 7.5 a gentle breeze
    Dec 3 light air 7.8 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 76.7
    Feb 73
    Mar 76.2
    Apr 79.3
    May 77
    Jun 73.8
    Jul 73.8
    Aug 75.8
    Sep 76.4
    Oct 79.6
    Nov 82.3
    Dec 80.3

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Ipoh?

    As of 6/27/2017 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.
     

    Overall Ipoh Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 91.9°F (33.3°C) and 91.1°F (32.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Ipoh, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 90.4°F (32.4°C) and 88.7°F (31.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Ipoh to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.3°F (33.5°C) and 88.2°F (31.2°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.

     


     

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