Sandakan weather in December (Sabah, Malaysia)
Planning a trip to Sandakan in December? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.
In December, Sandakan generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 32°C (show in °F). But by evening, they drop to around 24°C. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.
Sandakan in December falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 301 mm (show in inches) for the month. This month marks the year's heaviest rainfall, with frequent intense showers. It's advisable to be prepared with appropriate rain gear to stay dry. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 25 days of rain.
With around 211 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.
If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, typically offer the best circumstances. While tend to showcase less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Sandakan climate page with graphs.
Sandakan, monthly averages in December
Where to go in Malaysia in DecemberFind out more about the weather in Malaysia in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Sandakan in December?It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.
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