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

March weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

March, the first month of the spring, in Sandakan, is a hot month, with average temperature varying between 23.5°C (74.3°F) and 30.5°C (86.9°F).

Temperature

In Sandakan, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a hot 30.5°C (86.9°F). In Sandakan, in March, the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Rainfall

In Sandakan, Malaysia, during 10 rainfall days, 157.8mm (6.21") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Sandakan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158 days and collects up to 3010.1mm (118.51") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 28.1°C (82.6°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 March is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Sandakan. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 March in Sandakan?

In March, the average high-temperature is 30.5°C (86.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

How much does it rain in Sandakan in March?

In Sandakan, during March, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 157.8mm (6.21") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Sandakan?

In March, the average sea temperature is 28.1°C (82.6°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 Sandakan have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sandakan have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Sandakan?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Sandakan?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in March: 30.5°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 March: 23.5°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 March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in March: 157.8mm

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 March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 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 March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.1°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 March / Average sunshine in March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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 March: 7h

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 March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in March: 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).