Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

Monthly weather forecast and climate
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

January, like December, is another hot winter month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30.4°C (86.7°F) and an average low of 22.9°C (73.2°F). With an average high-temperature of 30.4°C (86.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.9°C (73.2°F), January is the coldest month. Weather in January »
The last month of the winter, February, is also a hot month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with average temperature ranging between min 23°C (73.4°F) and max 30.7°C (87.3°F). In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still tropical 30.7°C (87.3°F). Weather in February »

The first month of the spring, March, is still a hot month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with average temperature varying between 23.4°C (74.1°F) and 31.5°C (88.7°F). In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still hot 31.5°C (88.7°F). Weather in March »

April, like March, is a hot spring month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with average temperature varying between 32.2°C (90°F) and 24.1°C (75.4°F). The warmest month is April, with an average high-temperature of 32.2°C (90°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F). Weather in April »

May, the last month of the spring, in Kota Kinabalu, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 32.1°C (89.8°F) and 24.3°C (75.7°F). In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still tropical 32.1°C (89.8°F). Weather in May »

June, the first month of the summer, in Kota Kinabalu, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 24°C (75.2°F) and max 31.8°C (89.2°F). In June, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in May - a still hot 31.8°C (89.2°F). Weather in June »

July, the same as June, in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is a hot summer month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.7°C (74.7°F) and an average high of 31.5°C (88.7°F). In Kota Kinabalu, the average high-temperature in July is relatively the same as in June - a still tropical 31.5°C (88.7°F). Weather in July »

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with average temperature ranging between min 23.7°C (74.7°F) and max 31.6°C (88.9°F). In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 31.6°C (88.9°F). Weather in August »

September, the first month of the autumn, in Kota Kinabalu, is still a hot month, with average temperature varying between 23.7°C (74.7°F) and 31.4°C (88.5°F). In September, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in August - a still hot 31.4°C (88.5°F). Weather in September »

October, like September, is another tropical autumn month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with average temperature ranging between max 31.2°C (88.2°F) and min 23.6°C (74.5°F). In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the average high-temperature in October is practically the same as in September - a still hot 31.2°C (88.2°F). Weather in October »

November, the last month of the autumn, in Kota Kinabalu, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.5°C (74.3°F) and 31°C (87.8°F). In Kota Kinabalu, the average high-temperature in November is almost the same as in October - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). Weather in November »

The first month of the winter, December, is still a tropical month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, with average temperature ranging between max 30.9°C (87.6°F) and min 23.3°C (73.9°F). In Kota Kinabalu, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a still hot 30.9°C (87.6°F). Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in Kota Kinabalu?

January is the coldest month in Kota Kinabalu, with an average high-temperature of 30.4°C (86.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.9°C (73.2°F).

How much does it rain in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 140 days and collects up to 2547.2mm (100.3") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kota Kinabalu?

January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Kota Kinabalu?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kota Kinabalu.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Kota Kinabalu?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What month is the sea coldest in Kota Kinabalu?

With an average sea temperature of 27.1°C (80.8°F), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Kota Kinabalu. For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the driest month in Kota Kinabalu?

The month with the least rainfall in Kota Kinabalu is March when the rain falls for 6 days and typically collects 50.5mm (2") of precipitation.

What is the warmest month in Kota Kinabalu?

The warmest month in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is April, with an average high-temperature of 32.2°C (90°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F).

What month has the most sunshine in Kota Kinabalu?

April has the most sunshine of the year in Kota Kinabalu, with an average of 8.2h of sunshine.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Kota Kinabalu?

June and July, with an average sea temperature of 30.2°C (86.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

When are the longest days in Kota Kinabalu?

The month with the longest days is June, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kota Kinabalu?

The month with the least sunshine is September, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

What is the wettest month in Kota Kinabalu?

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 16 days and typically aggregates up to 345.8mm (13.6") of precipitation.
Average temperature - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Average rainfall - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (345.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (50.5mm).

Average rainfall days - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Average sea temperature - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June and July (30.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27.1°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.2h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).