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

February weather forecast and climate
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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).

Temperature

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still tropical 30.7°C (87.3°F). The average low-temperature, in February, is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout February, 73.4mm (2.9") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 140 rainfall days, and 2547.2mm (100.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater is February, with an average sea temperature of 27.1°C (80.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Kota Kinabalu, the average sunshine is 7h.

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 in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in February interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in February in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, in February, the average high-temperature is 30.7°C (87.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

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

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, in February, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 73.4mm (2.9") of accumulated precipitation.

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 water temperature in February in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, the average seawater temperature in February is 27.1°C (80.8°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 February?

The average length of the day in February in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is 11.9h.

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

In Kota Kinabalu, the average sunshine in February is 7h.

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

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

What is the month 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.

How high is the UV index in February in Kota Kinabalu?

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in February: 30.7°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 February: 23°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 February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in February: 73.4mm

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 February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7 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 February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in February: 27.1°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in February: 11.9h

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 February: 7h

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 February - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in February: 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).