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

October weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

October, the same as September, in Sandakan, Malaysia, is another hot autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.6°C (88.9°F) and 23.2°C (73.8°F).

Temperature

In Sandakan, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still tropical 31.6°C (88.9°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 23.2°C (73.8°F).

Rainfall

In Sandakan, during 15 rainfall days, 252.5mm (9.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated. 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 Sandakan, the average seawater temperature in October is 29.4°C (84.9°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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Sandakan is 12h.

Sunshine

In Sandakan, the average sunshine in October is 6.2h.

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 of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Sandakan?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Sandakan, is 31.6°C (88.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F).

How much does it rain in Sandakan in October?

In Sandakan, Malaysia, in October, during 15 rainfall days, 252.5mm (9.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in October in Sandakan?

In October, the average sea temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°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.

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

In Sandakan, the average length of the day in October is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sandakan have in October?

In October, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

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.

How high is the UV index in October in Sandakan?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in October: 31.6°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 October: 23.2°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 October - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in October: 252.5mm

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 October - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15 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 October - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.4°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in October: 12h

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 October: 6.2h

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