Johor, Malaysia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Johor, Malaysia? If you're planning to go to Johor, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Johor, Malaysia

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

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

January

If you vacation in Johor during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

If you are traveling to Johor in February, you will notice that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

March

March in Johor is constantly hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

April

In April, Johor can be sweltering, very rainy, very stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Johor, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat

May

If you vacation in Johor during May, you are likely to find that it can be very hot, very rainy, very stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you visit Johor during June, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat

July

If you visit Johor during July, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

August

In August, Johor is constantly hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Johor, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you vacation in Johor during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

October is consistently hot, very rainy, very stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear

November

November in Johor is consistently hot, extremely rainy, very stormy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

December

If you go to Johor in December, you will notice that it is hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Johor, Malaysia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Johor

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