Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Agosto, the last month of the summer, in Kota Kinabalu, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between max 31.6°C (88.9°F) and min 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Temperature

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in Julio - a still hot 31.6°C (88.9°F). In Agosto, the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Rainfall

In Kota Kinabalu, in Agosto, during 13 rainfall days, 270.3mm (10.64") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kota Kinabalu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 140 days and collects up to 2547.2mm (100.28") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kota Kinabalu, in Agosto, the average water temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Kota Kinabalu, the average length of the day in Agosto is 12.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Agosto is 6.3h.

UV index

Enero through Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kota Kinabalu. Enero through Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In Agosto, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in Agosto in Kota Kinabalu?

In Agosto, the average high-temperature is 31.6°C (88.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

How many days does it rain in Agosto in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, in Agosto, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 270.3mm (10.64") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in Agosto in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, the average seawater temperature in Agosto is 29.7°C (85.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in Agosto in Kota Kinabalu?

The average length of the day in Agosto in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kota Kinabalu have in Agosto?

In Kota Kinabalu, the average sunshine in Agosto is 6.3h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kota Kinabalu?

Months with the highest UV index in Kota Kinabalu are Enero through Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Kota Kinabalu?

Months with the lowest UV index in Kota Kinabalu are Enero through Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in Agosto in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the average daily maximum UV index in Agosto is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.6°C

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).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.7°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).

Average rainfall in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in August: 270.3mm

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

Average rainfall days in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

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

Average sea temperature in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.7°C

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).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.3h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.2h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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