The best time to visit the Perhentian Islands is between late-February and August, with July and August being the high season.
The Perhentian Islands enjoy a hot tropical climate with no dry season. You can expect brief tropical rain showers at anytime. Temperatures average around 30°C (86°F) year round.
April through May is considered the best months for scuba diving.
The Perhentian Islands are affected by the northeast monsoon that brings heavy rainfalls and rough seas between November and February, when ferry transport schedules are restricted and most resorts close.
High season: July to August
Low season: March and September.
|Ave Temp (°C)||27||28||28||28||28||28||28||28||28||28||28||27|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||28||29||30||32||32||32||31||31||31||30||29||28|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||22||23||23||23||24||24||23||23||23||23||23||23|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||6||7||8||8||7||7||7||7||6||6||5||4|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||12||12||12||13||13||13||13||13||12||12||12||12|
|Ave Humidity (%)||85||85||80||80||80||80||80||80||80||85||85||85|
|Days with some Rain||10||7||9||11||13||12||14||15||18||20||25||23|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||210||100||112||87||113||128||125||172||197||294||604||599|
|Sea Temp (°C)||27||27||28||29||30||30||29||29||29||29||29||27|
|(Perhentian Islands, Malaysia)||J||F||M||A||M||J||J||A||S||O||N||D|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from the Malaysian Meteorological Department.
Latest update: Best time to visit Perhentian Islands: 8 January, 2020
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