September weather forecast
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn, in Kota Kinabalu, is still a tropical month, with average temperature ranging between max 31.4°C (88.5°F) and min 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Temperature

In Kota Kinabalu, the average high-temperature in September is practically the same as in August - a still hot 31.4°C (88.5°F). The average low-temperature, in September, is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Rainfall

In Kota Kinabalu, during September, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 285.2mm (11.23") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 140 rainfall days, and 2547.2mm (100.28") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In September, the average sea temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F).
Note: 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

The average length of the day in Kota Kinabalu is 12.2h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is September, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 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, Malaysia. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Kota Kinabalu in September?

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, in September, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 285.2mm (11.23") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in September in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in September is 29.3°C (84.7°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 September?

The average length of the day in September is 12.2h.

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

September has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

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

In September, the average sunshine is 6h.

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

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

What is the month with 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.

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

In Kota Kinabalu, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in September
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average temperature in September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in September: 31.4°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 September: 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).

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Average rainfall in September
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average rainfall in September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in September: 285.2mm

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 in September
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average rainfall days in September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in September: 14 days

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 in September
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average sea temperature in September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in September: 29.3°C

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 in September /
Average sunshine in September
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in September: 12.2h

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

  • Average sunshine in September: 6h

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

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Average UV index in September
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Average UV index in September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in September: 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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