The best times to visit Ipoh for ideal weather are

January 29th to February 25th

or

June 11th to July 8th

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

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Weather in Ipoh

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ipoh 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 3rd 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 Ipoh, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 91.5°F (33.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.9°F (24.4°C) at night.

Ipoh Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ipoh 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.

Ipoh Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ipoh Perceived Temperature (C)

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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 88.7 80.3 73.5
Feb 90.2 81.2 73.5
Mar 90.3 81.6 74.6
Apr 90.6 82.1 75.2
May 91.1 82.7 75.6
Jun 91.2 82.6 75.1
Jul 90.3 81.7 74.5
Aug 89.7 81.3 74.3
Sep 89.5 81.2 74.5
Oct 89.2 80.9 74.5
Nov 88.5 80.4 74.4
Dec 88.3 80.2 74.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.5 26.8 23.1
Feb 32.3 27.3 23.1
Mar 32.4 27.6 23.7
Apr 32.6 27.8 24
May 32.8 28.2 24.2
Jun 32.9 28.1 23.9
Jul 32.4 27.6 23.6
Aug 32.1 27.4 23.5
Sep 31.9 27.3 23.6
Oct 31.8 27.2 23.6
Nov 31.4 26.9 23.6
Dec 31.3 26.8 23.4


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ipoh are February, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid June. For example, on the week of June 18th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.

When can you find snow in Ipoh? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ipoh (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 28% 0 7.3
Feb 15% 0 2.9
Mar 29% 0 6.2
Apr 27% 0 4.6
May 23% 0 4.9
Jun 19% 0 3.7
Jul 21% 0 4
Aug 26% 0 6.8
Sep 30% 0 6.1
Oct 38% 0 10.7
Nov 49% 0 9.7
Dec 36% 0 6.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 0 18.5
Feb 15 0 7.4
Mar 29 0 15.7
Apr 27 0 11.7
May 23 0 12.4
Jun 19 0 9.4
Jul 21 0 10.2
Aug 26 0 17.3
Sep 30 0 15.5
Oct 38 0 27.2
Nov 49 0 24.6
Dec 36 0 17.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Ipoh has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (76.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (83.5%).

Wind in Ipoh is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 2.6 knots (3 MPH or 4.8 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 mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 7.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 2.2 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Feb 2.5 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 2.6 Barely noticeable 7.3 Light breeze
Apr 2.6 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
May 2.4 Barely noticeable 7 Light breeze
Jun 2.4 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Jul 2.4 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Aug 2.4 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.4 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Oct 2.4 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Nov 2.2 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Dec 2.1 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.7%
Feb 76.3%
Mar 78.2%
Apr 79.1%
May 78.8%
Jun 77.9%
Jul 78.1%
Aug 79.1%
Sep 79.5%
Oct 80.7%
Nov 83.5%
Dec 82.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ipoh?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ipoh, 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 Ipoh 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 Ipoh Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.5°F (33.1°C) and 90.2°F (32.3°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 9 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 the least precipitation with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Ipoh, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 88.3°F (31.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 9 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 Ipoh to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.6°F (32.6°C) and 87.8°F (31°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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