Sandakan
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

The first month of the winter, Diciembre, is also a moderately hot month in Sandakan, Malaysia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.4°C (74.1°F) and an average high of 29.8°C (85.6°F).

Temperature

In Diciembre, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in Noviembre - a moderately hot 29.8°C (85.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Sandakan, is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Rainfall

Diciembre is the month with the most rainfall in Sandakan, Malaysia. Rain falls for 19 days and accumulates 461.8mm (18.18") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Diciembre, the average sea temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°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

Months with the shortest days are Enero and Diciembre, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Diciembre, the average sunshine in Sandakan is 5.2h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 11, Diciembre is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In Diciembre, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in Diciembre in Sandakan?

The average high-temperature, in Diciembre, in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 29.8°C (85.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

How many days does it rain in Diciembre in Sandakan?

In Diciembre, in Sandakan, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout Diciembre, 461.8mm (18.18") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Sandakan?

The month with the most rainfall is Diciembre when the rain falls for 19 days and typically aggregates up to 461.8mm (18.18") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in Diciembre in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in Diciembre is 28.7°C (83.7°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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sandakan?

Months with the shortest days are Enero and Diciembre, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Sandakan have in Diciembre?

In Diciembre, the average length of the day is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in Diciembre in Sandakan?

The average sunshine in Diciembre in Sandakan is 5.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Sandakan?

Diciembre is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

How high is the UV index in Diciembre in Sandakan?

In Diciembre, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 23.4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and May (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (22.1°C).

Average rainfall in December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in December: 461.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (461.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (107.3mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (7 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (29.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (27.6°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.8h

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 December: 5.2h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.2h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in December: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 11).