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

March weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

March, the first month of the spring, in Sandakan, is a tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.5°C (74.3°F) and 30.5°C (86.9°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a hot 30.5°C (86.9°F). In Sandakan, the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Rainfall

In Sandakan, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 157.8mm (6.2") of accumulated 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 March, the average sea temperature in Sandakan is 28.1°C (82.6°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

In Sandakan, Malaysia, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Sandakan are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in March transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 temperature in March in Sandakan?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Sandakan, is 30.5°C (86.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

How much does it rain in Sandakan in March?

In Sandakan, in March, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 157.8mm (6.2") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in March in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, in March, the average water temperature is 28.1°C (82.6°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.

How many hours of daylight does Sandakan have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Sandakan is 12.1h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Sandakan?

The average sunshine in March in Sandakan is 7h.

What is the month with 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 reading in March in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in March: 30.5°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 March: 23.5°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 March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in March: 157.8mm

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 March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 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 March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.1°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 March / Average sunshine in March - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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 March: 7h

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