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Langkawi Weather

Langkawi Travel Information

The weather in Langkawi is consistently hot and humid all-year-round, with occasional rainfall and cloudy skies, but thankfully it’s never too drastic. Located on the north-western coast of Peninsular Malaysia in the Malaccan Straits, this enduringly popular island is shielded from major winds and storms by the mainland on one side and Sumatra on the other. As Langkawi is situated near the equator, the town enjoys a tropical nature with the Andaman Sea remaining relatively calm all year long, and due to its consistent climate, locals and travellers can visit this tropical island at anytime of the year.

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Best Time to Go to Langkawi

Between the months of November and April, Langkawi weather is a good balance of sunshine and light rainfall, making it the best time to head there for holiday. Temperatures are fairly consistent during the day, ranging from 30°C to 35°C while at night, between 28°C and 29°C. That being said, visitors can expect sunshine lasting till the afternoon and overcast skies toward the evenings. The weather in Langkawi also has a rather high humidity level, so locals and tourists are often seen relaxing on the Pantai Cenang and Pantai Tengah during more sweltering afternoons. The island is also well-frequented at this time of the year for excellent diving opportunities and water-based adventures such as jet-skiing, parasailing, and banana boating.

Rainy Season in Langkawi

Due to its tropical landscape, Langkawi weather experiences of heavy rainfall due to monsoon winds between the months of September and October. While showers are sometimes accompanied by violent thunderstorms, the weather in Langkawi is not usually adversely affected. Therefore, the sea surrounding Langkawi is relatively calm compared to destinations on the east coast. During the rainy season, visitors still flock to the island to enjoy a wide range of activities such as shopping for duty-free goods or enjoying pampering massages at the island’s numerous spa centres.

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