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Sandakan, Borneo Climate & Temperature

  • Sandakan, Borneo, Malaysia is at 5°54'N, 118°3'E, 13 m (43 ft). See map.
  • Sandakan, Borneo has a tropical wet climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Af) with no dry or cold season as it is constantly moist (year-round rainfall).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Sandakan, Borneo is situated in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 27 degrees Celsius (80.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Sandakan, Borneo Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 3010.1 mm (118.5 inches) which is equivalent to 3010.1 Litres/m² (73.83 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2448 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Sandakan, Borneo you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Manaus, Brazil where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate (Tropical dry forest biome).

Sandakan, Borneo Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 29 (84) 30 (86) 31 (88) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 31 (88) 31 (88) 30 (86) 31 (88)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 26 (79) 26 (80) 27 (81) 28 (82) 28 (82) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (80) 27 (80) 27 (80) 27 (81)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 23 (73) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (75) 23 (73) 24 (75)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 437 (17) 268 (11) 158 (6) 107 (4) 138 (5) 200 (8) 195 (8) 213 (8) 237 (9) 253 (10) 344 (14) 462 (18) 3010 (119)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 19 (61) 13 (46) 13 (42) 11 (37) 10 (32) 14 (47) 14 (45) 12 (39) 15 (50) 18 (58) 19 (63) 20 (65) 178 (49)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 5h 05' 6h 05' 7h 11' 8h 48' 7h 42' 7h 00' 6h 42' 7h 17' 7h 00' 6h 36' 5h 12' 5h 42' 6h 42'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 48' 11h 55' 12h 04' 12h 14' 12h 23' 12h 27' 12h 25' 12h 18' 12h 08' 11h 58' 11h 50' 11h 46' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 44 (56) 52 (48) 60 (40) 73 (27) 63 (37) 57 (43) 55 (45) 60 (40) 58 (42) 56 (44) 44 (56) 49 (51) 56 (44)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 64 73.2 84 84.1 75.7 72.5 75.3 83.7 84.6 73 64 60.7 74.7

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