Kota Kinabalu weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check Kota Kinabalu weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Kota Kinabalu is expected to be 30°C, while the average maximum temperature in August is 31°C.

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Kota Kinabalu weather averages

Check out the Kota Kinabalu weather averages before you book your next holiday to Malaysia. The warmest months in Kota Kinabalu are March, April, May, June, July, August and September with an average maximum temperature of 31°C. The sunniest months are March and April with on average 8 hours of bright sunshine per day. The month with the least number of days with some rain is March with 11 days. The sea is at its warmest in Kota Kinabalu in May, June, July and August with an average sea temperature of 30°C.

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Kota Kinabalu weather today

Here is the weather in Kota Kinabalu today, Thursday 17th August 2017. Expect isolated thunderstorms in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia with a maximum temperature of 30°C, moderate levels of heat & humidity and 1 hour of bright sunshine. There are 10-20 mm of rainfall expected with 55% chance of some rain and a gentle breeze of 17 kph from the south.

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    °C maximum temperature
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    mm of rainfall expected
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    moderate heat & humidity
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    kph wind from S

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Tropical cyclone risk: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia typhoon season

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Kota Kinabalu holiday weather averages by month

Check Kota Kinabalu holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Kota Kinabalu weather with the USA

Below the Kota Kinabalu weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

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