Ipoh, Malaysia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ipoh, Malaysia? If you're planning to go to Ipoh, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Ipoh, Malaysia

Based on the climate and weather in Ipoh, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Ipoh, Malaysia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ipoh, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Ipoh, Malaysia by month

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January

If you visit Ipoh during January, you are likely to notice that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

February

February in Ipoh can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

March

If you are traveling to Ipoh in March, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

April

April in Ipoh is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

May

If you vacation in Ipoh during May, you might see that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

June

If you vacation in Ipoh during June, you are likely to see that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

July

If you go to Ipoh in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

August

August in Ipoh can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

September

Traveling to Ipoh in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

October

October in Ipoh is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

November

If you go to Ipoh in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

December

Traveling to Ipoh in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, wear:

Going to Perak Tong? You'll need:

Activities for Ipoh, Malaysia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Ipoh.

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