Tioman Island Tioman Island – Image courtesy of Simon Bracken/Tourism Malaysia

Best time to visit Tioman Island

The best time to visit Tioman Island is between February and August. For the best weather visit in February and March.

Tioman Island Weather

Tioman is hot and humid year round with occasional rain showers to cool things down. Rainfall is year round and generally arrives in heavy late afternoon downpours, leaving the rest of the day sunny and dry.

Daytime temperatures range from 25°C (77°F) to 32°C (90°F), with 85 per cent humidity. April is the hottest month with an average temperature of 28°C (83°F).

The coldest month is January with an average temperature of 28°C (82°F). The wettest month is October with an average of 340mm of rain.

The west of Malaysia is exposed to the eastern monsoon season that peaks between November and March bringing heavy rain and rough seas.

Ferry services are reduced and some resorts are closed for the months of December and January, typically re-opening from Chinese New Year (late-January or early-February) onwards.

Seasons

High season: July through August, due to Malaysian and Singapore public and school holidays.
Low season: December and January.

Tioman – Monthly Weather

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ave Temp (°C) 28 28 28 29 29 28 28 29 28 28 28 28
Ave High Temp (°C) 30 30 31 32 31 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
Ave Low Temp (°C) 25 25 25 25 26 25 25 26 25 25 25 25
Sunshine (Hrs daily) 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 5 4
Daylight (Hrs daily) 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Comfort Level High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon
Ave Humidity (%) 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85
UV Index 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
Days with some Rain 11 9 11 14 15 17 14 15 17 21 19 17
Ave Rainfall (mm) 180 130 100 180 240 270 270 270 310 340 320 250
Sea Temp (°C) 27 27 28 29 30 30 29 29 29 29 29 28
(Tioman, 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.


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Latest update: Best time to visit Tioman: 18 November, 2018


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