Climate and monthly weather forecast
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Weather in January

January, like December, is a hot winter month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with an average temperature varying between 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 30.4°C (86.7°F). The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 30.4°C (86.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.9°C (73.2°F). In January, the rain falls for 8 days. Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Kota Kinabalu, is another tropical month, with an average temperature varying between 30.7°C (87.3°F) and 23°C (73.4°F). In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still tropical 30.7°C (87.3°F). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Kota Kinabalu, is also a hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 31.5°C (88.7°F) and min 23.4°C (74.1°F). In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still tropical 31.5°C (88.7°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, the same as March, in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is a hot spring month, with an average temperature varying between 24.1°C (75.4°F) and 32.2°C (90°F). The warmest month is April, with an average high-temperature of 32.2°C (90°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F). In Kota Kinabalu, during April, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 114mm (4.49") of precipitation. Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another tropical month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with an average temperature ranging between max 32.1°C (89.8°F) and min 24.3°C (75.7°F). In Kota Kinabalu, the average high-temperature in May is almost the same as in April - a still hot 32.1°C (89.8°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Kota Kinabalu, is still a hot month, with an average temperature varying between 24°C (75.2°F) and 31.8°C (89.2°F). In June, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in May - a still hot 31.8°C (89.2°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, like June, is another hot summer month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31.5°C (88.7°F) and an average low of 23.7°C (74.7°F). In Kota Kinabalu, the average high-temperature in July is essentially the same as in June - a still hot 31.5°C (88.7°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Kota Kinabalu, is another hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 31.6°C (88.9°F) and 23.7°C (74.7°F). In Kota Kinabalu, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 31.6°C (88.9°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is also a hot month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with an average temperature varying between 23.7°C (74.7°F) and 31.4°C (88.5°F). In September, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in August - a still tropical 31.4°C (88.5°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, is a hot autumn month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.6°C (74.5°F) and an average high of 31.2°C (88.2°F). In Kota Kinabalu, the average high-temperature in October is almost the same as in September - a still hot 31.2°C (88.2°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is another tropical month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with an average temperature ranging between min 23.5°C (74.3°F) and max 31°C (87.8°F). In November, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in October - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Kota Kinabalu, is also a hot month, with an average temperature varying between 30.9°C (87.6°F) and 23.3°C (73.9°F). In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still tropical 30.9°C (87.6°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Kota Kinabalu?

January is the coldest month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with an average high-temperature of 30.4°C (86.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.9°C (73.2°F).

How much does it rain in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 140 days and collects up to 2547mm (100.28") of precipitation.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Kota Kinabalu?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kota Kinabalu.

When is the lowest UV index in Kota Kinabalu?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the lowest UV index in Kota Kinabalu.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Kota Kinabalu?

The month with the coldest seawater is February, with an average sea temperature of 27.1°C (80.8°F).

What is the driest month in Kota Kinabalu?

March is the month with the least rainfall in Kota Kinabalu. Rain falls for 6 days and accumulates 51mm (2.01") of precipitation.

What is the warmest month in Kota Kinabalu?

The warmest month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is April, with an average high-temperature of 32.2°C (90°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F).

What month has the most sunshine in Kota Kinabalu?

With an average of 8.2h of sunshine, April has the most sunshine of the year.

What months are the sea warmest in Kota Kinabalu?

June and July, with an average sea temperature of 30.2°C (86.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater.

When are the longest days in Kota Kinabalu?

June has the longest days of the year, with an average of 12h and 28min of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kota Kinabalu?

The month with the least sunshine in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is September, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

What is the rainiest month in Kota Kinabalu?

The month with the most rainfall is October, when the rain falls for 16 days and typically aggregates up to 346mm (13.62") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kota Kinabalu?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 11h and 47min of daylight.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Kota Kinabalu?

Kota Kinabalu does not utilize Daylight Saving Time (DST). +08 timezone is used over the entire year.

Average temperature
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average temperature - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (32.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.4°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.9°C).

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Average rainfall
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average rainfall - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (345.8mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (50.5mm).

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Average rainfall days
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average rainfall days - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (6 days).

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Average sea temperature
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average sea temperature - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June and July (30.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27.1°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 47min).

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 6h and 0min).

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Average UV index
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average UV index - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).

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