Sandakan Weather in January

What's the weather like in Sandakan (Sabah) in January 2023?

The climate in Sandakan during January can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

January is in the winter in Sandakan and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

Sandakan weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 29.3°C 84.7°F
Nightly temperature 23.3°C 73.9°F
Average temperature 26.3°C 79.3°F
Daily sunshine 5.4 hrs
Avg rainfall 443 mm 17.4 ins
Rainy days 25 days
Sea temperature 28.1°C 82.5°F
Humidity 85%
Windspeed 9.7kph 6 mph

On average January is the wettest month of the year in Sandakan with around 443mm 17.4 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 25 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Sandakan

Sandakan average temperature in January

January rainfall

Sandakan average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Sandakan average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Sandakan in January 2023.

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Sandakan weather stats

Sandakan weather statistics
Hottest month: May 32.3°C 90.1°F
Driest month: April 120mm 4.7ins
Sunniest month: April 8.6hrs
Coldest month: January 29.2°C 84.6°F
Wettest month: January 443mm 17.4ins
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