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

May weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

May, the last month of the spring, in Sandakan, is another hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.5°C (90.5°F) and 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is May, with an average high-temperature of 32.5°C (90.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Rainfall

In Sandakan, Malaysia, in May, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 137.6mm (5.4") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 158 rainfall days, and 3010.1mm (118.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Sandakan, the average water temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°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 May, the average length of the day in Sandakan is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In Sandakan, Malaysia, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Sandakan. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 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. 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. 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 warmest month in Sandakan?

The warmest month in Sandakan, Malaysia, is May, with an average high-temperature of 32.5°C (90.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.7°C (74.7°F).

What is the temperature in May in Sandakan?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 32.5°C (90.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, in May, during 9 rainfall days, 137.6mm (5.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, in May, the average water temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°F). 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.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sandakan have in May?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

What are the months 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, Malaysia.

How high is the UV index in May in Sandakan?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.5°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 May: 23.7°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 May - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 137.6mm

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 May - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 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 May - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.5°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 May / Average sunshine in May - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

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 May: 8h

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