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

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

When to go to Kuantan, Malaysia

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

February

If you go to Kuantan in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

March

If you visit Kuantan during March, you are likely to find 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

May

May in Kuantan is extremely hot. 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:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

June

June in Kuantan is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

If you vacation in Kuantan during July, you are likely to find 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

If you visit Kuantan during September, you are likely to find 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 between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

Traveling to Kuantan in October, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

December

If you visit Kuantan during December, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently 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 around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kuantan, 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 Kuantan
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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