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

January weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

January, like December, in Sandakan, Malaysia, is another warm winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.3°C (73.9°F) and an average high of 29.2°C (84.6°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 29.2°C (84.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.3°C (73.9°F), January is the coldest month.

Rainfall

In Sandakan, in January, during 18 rainfall days, 436.8mm (17.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sandakan, there are 158 rainfall days, and 3010.1mm (118.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January and February, with an average sea temperature of 27.6°C (81.7°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
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

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

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

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 excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in January transform into the following instructions:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the coldest month in Sandakan?

With an average high-temperature of 29.2°C (84.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.3°C (73.9°F), January is the coldest month in Sandakan, Malaysia.

What is the temperature in January in Sandakan?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 29.2°C (84.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F).

How much does it rain in Sandakan in January?

In January, in Sandakan, Malaysia, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout January, 436.8mm (17.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Sandakan?

January and February, with an average sea temperature of 27.6°C (81.7°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Sandakan.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in January is 27.6°C (81.7°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 are January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

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

In January, the average length of the day is 11.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sandakan?

With an average of 5h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Sandakan, Malaysia.

How many hours of sunshine does Sandakan have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 5h.

When is the highest UV index in Sandakan?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Sandakan?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in January: 29.2°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 January: 23.3°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 January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in January: 436.8mm

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 January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 18 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 January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.6°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 January / Average sunshine in January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in January: 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 January: 5h

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 January - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in January: 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).