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

October weather forecast and climate
Sandakan, Malaysia

October, like September, is another hot autumn month in Sandakan, Malaysia, with average temperature ranging between min 23.2°C (73.8°F) and max 31.6°C (88.9°F).

Temperature

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

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 threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Sandakan?

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

How much does it rain in Sandakan in October?

In Sandakan, in October, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 252.5mm (9.9") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Sandakan?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Sandakan have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Sandakan, Malaysia, is 6.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Sandakan?

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

What is the UV index intensity in October in Sandakan?

In Sandakan, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health 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).