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

September weather forecast and climate
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

September, the first month of the autumn, in Kota Kinabalu, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 31.4°C (88.5°F) and 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Temperature

In September, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in August - a still hot 31.4°C (88.5°F). In Kota Kinabalu, the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Rainfall

In Kota Kinabalu, during September, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 285.2mm (11.2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 140 rainfall days, and 2547.2mm (100.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F).
Note: 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 is 12.2h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kota Kinabalu. Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In September, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in September in Kota Kinabalu?

The average high-temperature, in September, in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is 31.4°C (88.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

How much does it rain in Kota Kinabalu in September?

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, in September, during 14 rainfall days, 285.2mm (11.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in September in Kota Kinabalu?

In September, the average sea temperature in Kota Kinabalu is 29.3°C (84.7°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.

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

The average length of the day in September in Kota Kinabalu is 12.2h.

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

With an average of 6h of sunshine, September has the least sunshine of the year in Kota Kinabalu.

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

The average sunshine in September in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, is 6h.

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.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in September in Kota Kinabalu?

In Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in September: 31.4°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 September: 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 September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in September: 285.2mm

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 September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in September: 14 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 September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in September: 29.3°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 September / Average sunshine in September - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in September: 12.2h

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 September: 6h

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