December weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

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

Temperature

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

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Sandakan. Rain falls for 19 days and accumulates 461.8mm (18.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

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

Daylight

Months with the shortest days are January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 11 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in December in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, in December, the average high-temperature is 29.8°C (85.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Sandakan?

In December, in Sandakan, Malaysia, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout December, 461.8mm (18.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Sandakan?

December is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 19 days and accumulates 461.8mm (18.2") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Sandakan?

In December, the average sea temperature in Sandakan is 28.7°C (83.7°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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sandakan?

Months with the shortest days in Sandakan are January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Sandakan?

In December, the average length of the day in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Sandakan?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Sandakan?

The month with the lowest UV index in Sandakan is December, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

How high is the UV index in December in Sandakan?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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