Sandakan
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Sandakan, Malaysia, with average temperature varying between 23.1°C (73.6°F) and 32.3°C (90.1°F).

Temperature

In Sandakan, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 32.3°C (90.1°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Rainfall

In Sandakan, during August, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 212.6mm (8.4") of precipitation. In Sandakan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158 days and collects up to 3010.1mm (118.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature is 29°C (84.2°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

The average length of the day in Sandakan is 12.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 7.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, in August, the average high-temperature is 32.3°C (90.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, in August, during 13 rainfall days, 212.6mm (8.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, the average seawater temperature in August is 29°C (84.2°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.

What is the average length of the day in August in Sandakan?

The average length of the day in August in Sandakan is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, the average sunshine in August is 7.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Sandakan?

Months with the highest UV index in Sandakan are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.1°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and May (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (22.1°C).

Average rainfall in August - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in August: 212.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (461.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (107.3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (7 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (29.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (27.6°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sandakan, 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: 7.1h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.2h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in August - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 11).