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

December weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

The first month of the winter, December, is still a warm month in Sandakan, Malaysia, with average temperature fluctuating between 29.8°C (85.6°F) and 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Temperature

In Sandakan, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in November - a warm 29.8°C (85.6°F). In Sandakan, Malaysia, the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Sandakan, Malaysia. Rain falls for 19 days and accumulates 461.8mm (18.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Sandakan, the average seawater temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In December, the average sunshine is 5.2h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 11, December is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 11 in December interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 December in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, in December, the average high-temperature is 29.8°C (85.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, during December, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 461.8mm (18.2") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Sandakan?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Sandakan. Rain falls for 19 days and accumulates 461.8mm (18.2") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in December in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, the average seawater temperature in December is 28.7°C (83.7°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.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sandakan?

Months with the shortest days in Sandakan, Malaysia, are January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Sandakan have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 11.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sandakan have in December?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, the average sunshine in December is 5.2h.

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

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

How high is the UV index in December in Sandakan?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in December: 29.8°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 December: 23.4°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 December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in December: 461.8mm

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 December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 19 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 December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28.7°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 December / Average sunshine in December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.8h

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 December: 5.2h

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 December - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in December: 11

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).