The best times to visit Pulau Besar for ideal weather are
December 3rd to October 21st
Pulau Besar Travel Guide
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Weather in Pulau Besar
Average temperatures in Pulau Besar vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 32nd 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 Pulau Besar, the hottest months are June, May, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 90.3°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.2°F (24°C) at night.
Pulau Besar Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Pulau Besar Temperatures (Celsius)
Pulau Besar Perceived Temperature (F)
Pulau Besar Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Pulau Besar Temperatures by Month
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Pulau Besar are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid November with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.
When can you find snow in Pulau Besar? 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 Pulau Besar.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pulau Besar (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Pulau Besar has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (78.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (84.5%).
Wind in Pulau Besar is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 4.1 knots (4.7 MPH or 7.6 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 late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 10.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Pulau Besar.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
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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||4.1||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.9||Barely noticeable||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3||Barely noticeable||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||2.5||Barely noticeable||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|May||2.4||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||2.6||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||2.6||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||2.7||Barely noticeable||8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||2.7||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||2.5||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||2.5||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.3||Barely noticeable||8.3||Gentle breeze|
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|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Pulau Besar?
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 Pulau Besar, Malaysia is December, followed by March and April. 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 Pulau Besar in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Pulau Besar Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.3°F (32.4°C) and 88.6°F (31.4°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
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 about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Pulau Besar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 87.7°F (30.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 5 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Pulau Besar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.7°F (32.1°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.