Malaysia Weather in July - Activities & Events

Malaysia in July varies in its tropical climate from the east coast to the west. The east experiences a dry and sunny climate overall, whereas the west coast enjoys a hot and humid climate with some intense but short rain showers. In the central peninsula, the lowlands and highlands expect a lower monthly rainfall with rain showers usually during the afternoon. The average temperature in Malaysia during July is around 29 degrees Celsius through the parts of Kuala Lumpur and Malacca, while the Cameron Highlands have a lower temperature of 20 degrees Celsius. 

The east coast namely Kuantan, Tioman Island, Perhentian Islands, Terengganu, Redang and Kota Bharugets receives ample sunshine and usually remains dry with a pleasant seaside temperature of about 30 degrees Celsius. 

The west coast (Langkawi, Penang, Pangkor) attracts the south-west monsoon winds that bring with them short but intense thunderstorms and rain showers. This makes the sea less favourable to visit during this time, with an average temperature of 32 degrees Celsius. 
Average Temperature: 28 - 32 degrees Celsius 
Rainfall - 150mm- 200 mm

Places to Visit in Malaysia in July

Malaysia reeks of fun and tourism during July with ample adventurous activities including - shopping, camping, trekking, hiking, snorkelling, and diving. Some of the most awaited destinations to visit in July are:

1. Perhentian Islands 

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Perhentian Islands are one of the most visited places in Malaysia in July with its two major islands of Pulau Perhentian Kesin and Pulau Perhentian Besar. People travel from all over the country to visit the islands,  because of the pleasant climate to bask in the fine sand beaches, crystal water and try their snorkelling and diving activities that gain a lot of attention during this time of the year. Look out for the mesmerizing sunsets at the beach to make memories that would last you a lifetime.

2. Cameron Highlands 

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Cameron Highlands, with its magnificent green highlands, is a tourist favourite for hiking and trekking in July. The country’s largest hill station with its enormous tea cultivation padlocks will leave you gaping and wanting for more of the peaceful getaway. You can also visit the temples while you’re here. The hill station is about 200 kms from the city of Kuala Lumpur, that is also a must-visit due to the favourable and pleasant weather conditions, its busy life and easy access to almost all parts of the country. 

3. Malacca 

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Malacca is a UNESCO world heritage site that you must travel to when you are in Malaysia, if not for the name then for the shopping hub that is present here. Very few things are as memorable as the stroll by the Malacca river! Jonker walk street attracts tourists from all over the country whilst hosting some of the best artsy stalls and boutiques that you should definitely pick your souvenirs from.

4. Tioman Island

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This duty- free Island comprises 8 main villages. It has also gained fame as a tourist spot for being a natural reserve. Kampung Tekek is recognizably the most visited place here and is a must-visit when you are visiting, especially during July to soak in the pleasant sunshine, have a pleasing swim and relax for a weekend getaway. Snorkelling and diving are some of the popular tourist activities that you can do here!

Festivals & Events in Malaysia in July

1. Rainforest World Music Festival 

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Held in Kuching, Sarawak, Rainforest World Music Festival is a 3-day long fest hosting and celebrating the diverse music including contemporary, fusion, traditional music and cultural displays from across the world. This festival hosts various main stage performances by local and famous artists, workshops, concerts, food stalls and other art and craft.

2. George Town Festival 

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George Town Festival is a 16-day annual art and cultural fest that is held in George Town in July to preserve the heritage that the town embodies. People from various occupational backgrounds come from all over the country to showcase their art and talent in various dimensions of engineering, designing, theatre etc. and collaborate to make this yearly fest a success to look forward to each year.

Tips for Visiting Malaysia in July

  • Don’t forget to check the climate and weather before you pack your essentials.
  • It’s advisable to pre-book everything to avoid hassle .
  • Keep your documents in hand, just in case you need them. Keep them safely to avoid petty thefts. 
  • Try the local cuisine while you are here. Every place has something unique to offer.
Comment below if you have found any place that is worth visiting in Malaysia in July.

This post was published by Ishani Nayak

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