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

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Traveling to Malaysia, Malaysia? If you're planning to go to Malaysia, this is 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 Malaysia, Malaysia

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

Important essentials for Malaysia, Malaysia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you visit Malaysia during January, you are likely to notice that it is extremely warm. 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).

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February

If you visit Malaysia during February, you may find that it is extremely warm. 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).

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March

If you vacation in Malaysia during March, you may notice 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).

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April

If you vacation in Malaysia during April, you may see that it can be sweltering. 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).

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May

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

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June

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

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July

July in Malaysia can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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August

August in Malaysia can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

If you vacation in Malaysia during September, you will probably see 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).

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October

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

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November

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

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December

If you are traveling to Malaysia in December, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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