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

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Traveling to Kelabit Highlands, Malaysia? If you're planning to go to Kelabit Highlands, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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When to go to Kelabit Highlands, Malaysia

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

Important essentials for Kelabit Highlands, Malaysia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Kelabit Highlands, Malaysia

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Kelabit Highlands.

    What to wear/what to pack for Kelabit Highlands, Malaysia by month

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    January

    January is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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    February

    If you visit Kelabit Highlands during February, you are likely to see that it is pretty consistently hot. 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.

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    March

    March in Kelabit Highlands can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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    April

    If you go to Kelabit Highlands in April, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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    May

    May in Kelabit Highlands is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    June

    If you vacation in Kelabit Highlands during June, you might notice that it can be sweltering. 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.

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    July

    Traveling to Kelabit Highlands in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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    August

    August for Kelabit Highlands is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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    September

    September for Kelabit Highlands is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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    October

    If you visit Kelabit Highlands during October, you might notice that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s 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.

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    November

    November here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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    December

    December in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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