Kota Kinabalu weather in May 2023

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Kota Kinabalu31
    31°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in May in Kota Kinabalu18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 24°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Kota Kinabalu24
    24°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in May in Kota Kinabalu12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • Very high heat & humidity in May in Kota KinabaluVH
    Very High heat & humidity
  • 264 mm monthly rainfall in May in Kota Kinabalu264
    264 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Kota Kinabalu11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 30°C sea temperature in May in Kota Kinabalu30
    30°C sea temperature
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The May weather guide for Malaysia (Kota Kinabalu) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Kota Kinabalu in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 31°C in Kota Kinabalu in May with very high heat and humidity, falling to 24°C at night.

How sunny is it in Kota Kinabalu in May?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Kota Kinabalu in May - that's 60% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Kota Kinabalu in May?

The average sea temperature around Kota Kinabalu in May is 30°C.

Does it rain in Kota Kinabalu in May?

There are usually 18 days with some rain in Kota Kinabalu in May and the average monthly rainfall is 264mm.

Kota Kinabalu May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Kota Kinabalu in May 2023. Select a month to view Kota Kinabalu sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st May 2023 06:03 18:23
Tuesday, 16th May 2023 06:00 18:24
Wednesday, 31st May 2023 06:00 18:27

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