Known for its cold weather, Cameron Highlands is an ideal place for a getaway especially for those who want to escape the heat and humidity of the cities and towns.
Cold and chilling weather all year long
The cold weather in Cameron Highlands is due to its elevation above sea level and its ideal geographical location which is in the highlands of Pahang. Throughout the year, Cameron Highlands experience low temperature which can be quite chilling at night.
As such, planting of tea, flowers and vegetables are perfect under such environment. There are 3 main towns in Cameron Highlands. Travelling up from Tapah will reach Ringlet which is the warmest town here as it is nearest to the lowlands coming into Cameron Highlands.
Brinchang is the coldest of all towns
After Ringlet is Tanah Rata which is slightly colder and further up is Brinchang town which connects to Kea Farm. These places are the coldest among all the locations in Cameron Highlands. To enjoy the freshest air, the mornings would be the best time to head out and take walks.
On most days, the afternoons can be quite warm which is when the sun is directly above and proximity is closer. At night, temperature can sometimes reach 10 or 11 degrees Celsius which is when it is coldest.