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    Sabah - Malaysia

    Sandakan weather and climate

    Sabah - Malaysia

    Sandakan weather and climate

     

    Day

    30 °C

     

    Night

    24 °C

     

    Sea

    28 °C

     

    Precipitation

    348 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    22 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    86 %

     

    Day

    30 °C

     

    Night

    24 °C

     

    Sea

    28 °C

     

    Precipitation

    348 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    22 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    86 %

    Weather charts for Sandakan

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    Weather overview for Sandakan

    Weather overview

    Sandakan (Malaysia) is a place with a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 29.6 °C (85.3 °F) in January to 31.9 °C (89.4 °F) in May. The least rainy month in Sandakan is April with its 10 days of rain, the rainiest month is December, when it rains 22 days. Temperatures during the night go from 22.9 °C (73.2 °F) in July to 23.9 °C (75.0 °F) in January. The highest sea temperatures in Sandakan are in August with 29.7 °C (85.5 °F) and the lowest in January with 27.9 °C (82.2 °F).

    January weather

    The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, the value of this measure is 29.6 °C (85.3 °F) in Sandakan, and the sea temperature reaches its minimum too, with its value of 27.9 °C (82.2 °F). The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed in this month. The ongoing wet season is noticeable this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its minimum in this month. The maximum of the night temperature can be noticed in this month.

    February weather

    The number of rainy days continues to descent in Sandakan, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed too, with its value being 225 mm (8.87 in). The tourist season is about to start. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, with its value being 6 hours.

    March weather

    There is pending tourist season this month in Sandakan. The day temperature starts to rise, with its value being 30.6 °C (87.1 °F), and the beginning of the rise of the sea temperature could be noticed too, its value is 28.6 °C (83.5 °F). The rainfall amount continues to descent, its value is 179 mm (7.04 in), and the descent of the number of rainy days can be observed too, its value is 11 days. The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value being 7 hours.

    April weather

    The tourist season continues in Sandakan. The rise of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value of 29.5 °C (85.2 °F), and the day temperature continues to rise too, with its value of 31.6 °C (88.9 °F). The minimum of the rainfall amount is observable, its value is 115 mm (4.54 in), and the number of rainy days reaches its minimum too, its value is 10 days. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed.

    May weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Sandakan. The maximum of the day temperature is observable, its value is 31.9 °C (89.4 °F). The rainfall amount starts to rise, the value of this measure is 137 mm (5.39 in), and the beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed too, with its value being 11 days. The wind speed is on its minimum in this month.

    June weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Sandakan. The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 14 days, and the rainfall amount continues to rise too, its value is 176 mm (6.93 in). The beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed, its value is 23.2 °C (73.8 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, with its value being 7 hours. The maximum of the day length can be noticed, with its value of 12 hours.

    July weather

    The tourist season continues in Sandakan. The number of rainy days continues to rise, the value of this measure is 15 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 198 mm (7.78 in). The minimum of the night temperature is observable in this month.

    August weather

    There is pending tourist season this month in Sandakan. The rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month. The maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed, the value of this measure is 29.7 °C (85.5 °F).

    September weather

    The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed in this month in Sandakan. The wind speed descent's start could be observed, its value is 1.9. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed.

    October weather

    The day temperature starts to descent in Sandakan. The wet season slowly starts in October. The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 20 days, while the rainfall amount starts to rise, with its value of 251 mm (9.90 in).

    November weather

    The wet season is close to its peak in Sandakan. The number of rainy days continues to rise, the value of this measure is 22 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 260 mm (10.24 in). The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 30.6 °C (87.1 °F).

    December weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 30.0 °C (86.0 °F) in Sandakan, while the sea temperature starts to descent, with its value of 28.5 °C (83.3 °F). There is pending wet season. The maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, its value is 348 mm (13.68 in), and the number of rainy days reaches its maximum too, with its value of 22 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, with its value being 5 hours.

    FAQs

    What is the humidity in January in Sandakan?

    In Sandakan in January, expect humidity around 85 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    What is the air temperature in Sandakan in February at night?

    The average night temperature in February in Sandakan is 23.9 °C (75.0 °F). A very pleasant temperature for long evening walks, fun over a drink outside, or doing sports in the morning. If possible, look for a hotel with air conditioning.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in March in Sandakan?

    In Sandakan in March, the average daily temperatures will be 30.6 °C (87.1 °F). The great temperature for lying by the sea or pool and sunbathing, everywhere else you will probably be a bit hot. Don't forget to drink during the day, in these temperatures you should hydrate yourself a lot.

    Is it hot in Sandakan in April?

    In Sandakan in April, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    Is there a wet season in Sandakan in May?

    No, there is no wet season in May in Sandakan - you can expect 11 days of rain during the month.

    Is June a good month to visit Sandakan?

    In June in Sandakan, there are ideal conditions for a vacation. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 31.6 °C (88.9 °F). The temperature of the sea will be perfect at 29.7 °C (85.5 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 23.2 °C (73.8 °F).

    What is the sea temperature in July in Sandakan?

    The temperature of the sea in Sandakan in July is 29.6 °C (85.2 °F). This temperature is someone's dream come true, while for someone it may no longer be ideal for the purpose of refreshment.

    What is the average number of rainy days in August in Sandakan?

    There are 15 days, which are rainy in Sandakan in August, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.6 days of the week, or in general - 51 % days.

    How many hours of sun to expect in September in Sandakan?

    In Sandakan in September, you can expect around 6 hours of sunshine.

    How windy is Sandakan in October?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in October in Sandakan is 1.8. It is rather a milder or unnoticeable wind, therefore it will not bother you during your holiday.

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