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The weather guide for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Kota Kinabalu?

The hottest time of year in Kota Kinabalu is normally May. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 31°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Kota Kinabalu?

In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Kota Kinabalu with 316mm on average. There are normally 23 days in October with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Kota Kinabalu?

The sunniest time of year in Kota Kinabalu is normally April with bright sunshine on average for 65% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Kota Kinabalu?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Kota Kinabalu in June when the water temperature reaches 30°C.

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Compare Kota Kinabalu weather with the USA

Below the Kota Kinabalu weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and the USA (Washington).

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Tropical storm risk: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia typhoon season

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The Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia tropical storm risk chart above shows the typhoon season. The chart was processed from data supplied by the US Meteorological Agency (NOAA). Find out more about our data sources.

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Where's hot in Malaysia right now?

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Malaysia. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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