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

August weather forecast and climate
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 31.6°C (88.9°F). In Kota Kinabalu, the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Rainfall

In Kota Kinabalu, during 13 rainfall days, 270.3mm (10.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kota Kinabalu, there are 140 rainfall days, and 2547.2mm (100.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature in Kota Kinabalu is 29.7°C (85.5°F). 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.

Daylight

In Kota Kinabalu, the average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In Kota Kinabalu, the average sunshine is 6.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, in August, the average high-temperature is 31.6°C (88.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, in August, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 270.3mm (10.6") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Kota Kinabalu?

In August, the average sea temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Kota Kinabalu have in August?

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, the average sunshine in August is 6.3h.

When is 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, Malaysia.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Kota Kinabalu?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (32.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.9°C).

Average rainfall in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in August: 270.3mm

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 in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is March (6 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.7°C

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 in August / Average sunshine in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.3h

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

Average UV index in August - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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).