This report describes the typical weather at the Langkawi International Airport (Langkawi (Pulau Langkawi), Malaysia) weather station over the course of an average November. It is based on the historical records from 2003 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Langkawi (Pulau Langkawi) has a tropical monsoon climate with short dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by oceans and seas (88%), croplands (10%), and forests (2%).
The month of November is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 88°F throughout the month, exceeding 91°F or dropping below 85°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of November, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is November 27 with 11:47 hours of daylight; the longest day is November 1 with 11:54 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 7:07am on November 1; the latest sunset is at 7:04pm on November 30; the latest sunrise is at 7:16am on November 30; the earliest sunset is at 7:00pm on November 6.
Daylight savings time (DST) is not observed in 2012.
The median cloud cover is 90% (mostly cloudy) and does not vary substantially over the course of the month.
On November 15, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 0% of the time, partly cloudy 1% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 87% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around November 1, occurring in 66% of days. Precipitation is least likely around November 30, occurring in 48% of days.
Throughout November, the most common forms of precipitation are thunderstorms, light rain, and moderate rain.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 51% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around November 1, when it is observed during 39% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 32% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 20, when it is observed during 20% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 14% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around November 18, when it is observed during 9% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in November or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 64% (mildly humid) to 94% (very humid) over the course of a typical November, rarely dropping below 52% (mildly humid) and reaching as high as 97% (very humid).
The air is driest around November 26, at which time the relative humidity drops below 71% (humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around November 1, rising above 92% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical November, the dew point typically varies from 71°F (very muggy) to 78°F (oppressive) and is rarely below 67°F (muggy) or above 80°F (oppressive).
Over the course of November typical wind speeds vary from 1 mph to 9 mph (calm to gentle breeze), rarely exceeding 13 mph (moderate breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 5 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 30, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 9 mph (gentle breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 4 mph (light breeze) occurs around November 1, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 8 mph (gentle breeze).