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

January weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

January, the same as December, is another warm winter month in Sandakan, Malaysia, with average temperature fluctuating between 29.2°C (84.6°F) and 23.3°C (73.9°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 29.2°C (84.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.3°C (73.9°F).

Rainfall

In January, in Sandakan, Malaysia, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout January, 436.8mm (17.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Sandakan, Malaysia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158 days and collects up to 3010.1mm (118.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January and February, with an average sea temperature of 27.6°C (81.7°F), are months with the coldest seawater. 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

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

Sunshine

With an average of 5h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Sandakan.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Sandakan, Malaysia, are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 12 in January transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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 coldest month in Sandakan?

January is the coldest month in Sandakan, with an average high-temperature of 29.2°C (84.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.3°C (73.9°F).

What is the temperature in January in Sandakan?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Sandakan, is 29.2°C (84.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F).

How much does it rain in Sandakan in January?

In January, in Sandakan, Malaysia, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout January, 436.8mm (17.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in Sandakan?

January and February, with an average sea temperature of 27.6°C (81.7°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Sandakan, Malaysia. For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the water temperature in January in Sandakan?

In January, the average sea temperature in Sandakan is 27.6°C (81.7°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

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 January in Sandakan?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sandakan?

The month with the least sunshine in Sandakan, Malaysia, is January, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, the average sunshine in January is 5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Sandakan?

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, the average daily maximum UV index in January 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 January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in January: 29.2°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 January: 23.3°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 January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in January: 436.8mm

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 January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 18 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 January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.6°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 January / Average sunshine in January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in January: 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 January: 5h

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 January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in January: 12

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).