Sandakan monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Sandakan

Sandakan average temperature chart (Celsius) Sandakan average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Sandakan (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 29.2 29.4 30.4 31.4 32.3 32 31.9 32.1 31.8 31.4 30.6 29.7
°F 84.5 84.8 86.7 88.5 90.1 89.7 89.5 89.7 89.2 88.5 87 85.5

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Sandakan monthly rainfall chart (mm) Sandakan monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Sandakan (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 443 278 188 120 154 190 184 241 231 230 300 435
inches 17.4 11 7.4 4.7 6 7.5 7.3 9.5 9.1 9.1 11.8 17.1
Rainy days 25 17 14 10 14 16 17 18 18 21 24 26

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Sandakan

Sandakan average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Sandakan
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 5.4 6.1 7.4 8.6 8.3 7.1 7.4 7.5 6.8 6.5 6.2 5.6

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Sandakan average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Sandakan average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Sandakan (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 23.3 23.3 23.5 23.6 23.7 23.4 23.1 23.1 23 23.2 23.3 23.3
Max °C 29.3 29.5 30.6 31.6 32.5 32.3 32.2 32.3 32 31.6 30.8 29.9
Min °F 73.9 73.9 74.2 74.5 74.7 74 73.5 73.6 73.4 73.8 73.9 73.9
Max °F 79.3 79.5 80.6 81.7 82.6 82 81.7 81.9 81.5 81.3 80.6 79.9

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Sandakan average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Sandakan average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Sandakan in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 28.1 27.7 28.2 29.1 29.5 29.5 29.3 29.2 29.3 29.4 29.2 28.7
°F 82.5 81.9 82.7 84.3 85.2 85.1 84.7 84.6 84.8 84.9 84.6 83.6

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Sandakan average winspeed by month (km/h) Sandakan average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Sandakan (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 10 9 9 7 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 8
mph 6 6 6 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 5

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Sandakan relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Sandakan
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
85% 83% 83% 82% 83% 83% 83% 83% 84% 84% 85% 86%

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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
Warmest sea: May 29.5°C 85.1°F
Map showing location of Sandakan (5.8402, 118.1179)

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