Kota Kinabalu weather in May 2020

  • 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 Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 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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Guide to Kota Kinabalu weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Kota Kinabalu in May is a hot 31°C (88°F) with very high heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 24°C (75°F). There are usually 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 60% of the 12 hours of daylight.

Expect 264mm (10.4 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 18 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11+ UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Kota Kinabalu in May is 30°C (86°F).

Kota Kinabalu sunrise & sunset times for May 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Kota Kinabalu in May 2020. Select a month to view Kota Kinabalu sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st May 2020 06:03 18:23
Saturday, 16th May 2020 06:00 18:24
Sunday, 31st May 2020 06:00 18:27
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