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Penang

A former trading post of the colonial era, the island of Penang has evolved into a fascinating cultural melting pot, fusing influences from across the globe to set it apart from other holiday destinations, not just in Malaysia, but across Southeast Asia.

Located across from mainland Malaysia’s western coastline, Penang is surrounded by the azure blue waters of the Malacca Strait and fringed by brilliant white beaches, an idyllic vision typified by the beautiful shores of Batu Ferringhi to the north of the island.

For those keen to discover more about Penang’s rich history, the capital George Town offers post-colonial treats with its UNESCO World Heritage status, while the Taman Negara National Park homes what is considered to be one of the oldest rainforests in the world – an incredible 130 million years old.

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AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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