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

Traveling to Kota Bharu, Malaysia? If you're planning to go to Kota Bharu, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Kota Bharu, Malaysia

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

Important essentials for Kota Bharu, Malaysia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Kota Bharu, Malaysia by month

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January

If you visit Kota Bharu during January, you might see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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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February

If you vacation in Kota Bharu during February, you might see that it is extremely warm. 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 60 and 70% during the day.

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March

March in Kota Bharu is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

April is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

May here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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June

June in Kota Bharu is consistently hot. 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).

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July

If you vacation in Kota Bharu during July, you might see that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 around 70 during the day.

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August

If you go to Kota Bharu in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

Traveling to Kota Bharu in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you go to Kota Bharu in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November in Kota Bharu is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

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

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Activities for Kota Bharu, Malaysia

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

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