When is the best time to go to Lahad Datu

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Lahad Datu, Malaysia. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Lahad Datu weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Lahad Datu are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Lahad Datu January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 283mm 5.7hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

January in Lahad Datu is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Lahad Datu, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Lahad Datu and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 283mm 11.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in January »

February

Lahad Datu February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 230mm 6.3hrs 12.7hrs 28°C

February in Lahad Datu is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Lahad Datu, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Lahad Datu and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 230mm 9.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in February »

March

Lahad Datu March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 163mm 7.2hrs 12.8hrs 28°C

The weather in March in Lahad Datu is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Lahad Datu, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Lahad Datu and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 163mm 6.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in March »

April

Lahad Datu April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 132mm 8.1hrs 12.9hrs 29°C

Lahad Datu's weather in April is typically hot, humid and wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lahad Datu for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Lahad Datu and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 132mm 5.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in April »

May

Lahad Datu May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 169mm 7.9hrs 13.1hrs 30°C

May is a wet, humid month in Lahad Datu and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lahad Datu for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the spring in Lahad Datu and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 169mm 6.7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in May »

June

Lahad Datu June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 157mm 6.7hrs 12.6hrs 30°C

The weather in June in Lahad Datu is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lahad Datu for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in Lahad Datu and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 157mm 6.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in June »

July

Lahad Datu July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 156mm 7.1hrs 12.7hrs 29°C

July in Lahad Datu is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lahad Datu for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Lahad Datu and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 156mm 6.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in July »

August

Lahad Datu August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 165mm 7.3hrs 12.8hrs 29°C

The weather in August in Lahad Datu is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lahad Datu for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Lahad Datu and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 165mm 6.5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in August »

September

Lahad Datu September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 162mm 6.8hrs 12.9hrs 29°C

Lahad Datu's weather in September is typically hot, humid and wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lahad Datu for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Lahad Datu and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 162mm 6.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in September »

October

Lahad Datu October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 191mm 6.5hrs 13.1hrs 29°C

October is a wet, humid month in Lahad Datu and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Lahad Datu for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Lahad Datu and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 191mm 7.5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in October »

November

Lahad Datu November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 200mm 6.4hrs 12.6hrs 29°C

The climate in Lahad Datu during November can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Lahad Datu, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Lahad Datu and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 200mm 7.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in November »

December

Lahad Datu December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 254mm 5.9hrs 12.7hrs 29°C

December in Lahad Datu is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Lahad Datu, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Lahad Datu and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Lahad Datu with around 254mm 10 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Lahad Datu weather in December »

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Lahad Datu weather stats

Lahad Datu weather statistics
Hottest month: May 31.2°C 88.2°F
Driest month: April 132mm 5.2ins
Sunniest month: April 8.1hrs
Coldest month: January 28.8°C 83.8°F
Wettest month: January 283mm 11.1ins
Warmest sea: May 29.5°C 85.1°F
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