The climate in Sandakan during March can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.
March is in the spring in Sandakan and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 24°C (74°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||30.6°C 87°F|
|Nightly temperature||23.5°C 74.2°F|
|Average temperature||27°C 80.6°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.4 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||188 mm 7.4 ins|
|Rainy days||14 days|
|Sea temperature||28.2°C 82.7°F|
|Windspeed||9kph 6 mph|
On average March is the 4th driest month of the year in Sandakan with around 188mm 7.4 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 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.
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 March 2023.
|Hottest month:||May||32.3°C 90.1°F|
|Driest month:||April||120mm 4.7ins|
|Coldest month:||January||29.2°C 84.6°F|
|Wettest month:||January||443mm 17.4ins|