Best Time to Visit Langkawi
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Best Time To Visit Langkawi
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The best time to visit Langkawi is between the months of November and March. The weather in these months is cool and dry. Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in Malaysia. As it is surrounded by water bodies on all sides, it experiences a pleasant climate for most parts of the years. Owing to great weather months from November to March are the peak tourist months. The months of September and October witness the least number of tourists due to heavy rainfall. Langkawi weather and its lush landscape and natural beauty make it a perfect destination to visit. The average temperature of Langkawi is 31°C. Let us have a look at the climate of Langkawi that varies during a year.
January to March (28°C - 34°C)
The months between January to March experience high influx of tourists. The weather remains sunny which make it perfect for outdoor activities and outings. The ocean does not rage much during these months, making it a great time to indulge in water sports. You can easily enjoy swimming as the ocean remain calm during this time. During the months between January to March, the temperature during daytime may soar up to 34°C. It is also the best time to visit Langkawi if you really love the sun and sunny day.
April to August (26°C - 31°C)
The months between April to August are considered as mid-season for Langkawi tourism. The weather of Langkawi in May and April remain dry as compared to other months. During the months of June to August, erratic rainfall with cloudy sky may be expected. The weather of Langkawi in June remains pleasant due to rainfall. During late afternoon, showers may take place in short spurts. Hence, the temperature does not rise more than thirty degrees celsius. The best thing about visiting Langkawi during this time is that you get to experience many things at a lower price. For a few travelers, it may be considered as the best time to visit Langkawi for honeymoon as the crowd is not more or not too less.
September to October (26°C - 28°C)
The months of September and October receive heavy rainfall. So these months are not considered the best time to visit Langkawi. Rainy season takes place in Langkawi during these months. Medium to heavy rainfall take place everyday for nearly two hours. There is hardly any sunshine during these months. Due to constant rainfall, September remains as the coldest month with an average temperature of 27°C. Monsoon in Langkawi is a great time to enjoy the natural landscape of Langkawi. It may be said that Langkawi climate is best enjoyed during the semi-dry periods. If you are in love with monsoon and rains, this is the best time to visit Langkawi for a refreshing vacation.
Climate in Langkawi
Summer Season in Langkawi
During the dry season in Langkawi, the ocean remains calm and there is hardly any rainfall. The months between January and March are considered as dry season. The sky is clear with the sun shining all the time. It is a great time to enjoy all the water sports. Some of the best things to do during the dry season in Langkawi is boating, skiing, snorkeling and others. The weather during the dry months of Langkawi varies between 30-34°C during the day and 28-29°C during the night. During this time, the hotel rates are cheaper, markets are less crowded and attractive deals are offered.
Monsoon Season in Langkawi
The monsoon season in Langkawi falls between September and October. These two months receive highest rainfall in the whole year. During the rainy season, it rains heavily for almost two hours everyday. Although it rains most of the time, you can easily enjoy pleasant sunshine during the afternoon. It is not a good time to indulge in any kind of watersports. But you can always enjoy the green, lush landscape of Langkawi during this season.
Winter Season in Langkawi
Langkawi experiences two major climates - Dry and Monsoon. Apart from that, annual weather reports show no trace of snowfall or extreme winter in Langkawi.
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When should one plan a visit to Langkawi?
January to March is the best time to visit Langkawi when the weather is pleasant for beach activities and sightseeing.
How many days are sufficient for a trip to Langkawi?
3 to 4 days are sufficient for an ideal trip to Langkawi.
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