February weather forecast and climate
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

The last month of the winter, February, is also a hot month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.7°C (87.3°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the average high-temperature is 30.7°C (87.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Kota Kinabalu, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 73.4mm (2.9") of accumulated precipitation. In Kota Kinabalu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 140 days and collects up to 2547.2mm (100.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

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

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Kota Kinabalu are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the lowest UV index in Kota Kinabalu. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In February, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, in February, the average high-temperature is 30.7°C (87.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

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

In Kota Kinabalu, during February, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 73.4mm (2.9") of precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Kota Kinabalu?

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

How warm is the water in February in Kota Kinabalu?

In February, the average sea temperature in Kota Kinabalu is 27.1°C (80.8°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.

How many hours of daylight does Kota Kinabalu have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Kota Kinabalu is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Kota Kinabalu?

In February, the average sunshine in Kota Kinabalu is 7h.

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?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in February in Kota Kinabalu?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in February: 30.7°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 February: 23°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 February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in February: 73.4mm

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 February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7 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 February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in February: 27.1°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in February: 11.9h

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 February: 7h

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 February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in February: 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).

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