Sandakan weather in October (Sabah, Malaysia)
What can you expect from the weather in Sandakan during October? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.
In October, Sandakan typically experiences
very high temperatures
and heavy rainfall.
Anticipate daytime temperatures around 33°C (show in °F),
while night temperatures can drop to 24°C.
While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.
Sandakan in October falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 295 mm (show in inches) for the month. Typically around 21 days of rainfall is expected.
The area enjoys a balanced 172 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.
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 October
Where to go in Malaysia in OctoberFind out more about the weather in Malaysia in October and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Sandakan in October?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 October.
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