Weather in Kota Kinabalu in May 2018

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Kota Kinabalu31
    31°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in May in Kota Kinabalu7
    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

Expect 31°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in Kota Kinabalu in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Kota Kinabalu in May before you book your next holiday to Malaysia in 2018.

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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).

The weather in Kota Kinabalu in May is represented by Kota Kinabalu.

Kota Kinabalu sunrise & sunset times for May 2018

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Kota Kinabalu in May 2018. Select a month to view Kota Kinabalu sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Tuesday, 1st May 2018 06:03 18:23
Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 06:03 18:23
Thursday, 3rd May 2018 06:02 18:23
Friday, 4th May 2018 06:02 18:23
Saturday, 5th May 2018 06:02 18:23
Sunday, 6th May 2018 06:02 18:23
Monday, 7th May 2018 06:02 18:23
Tuesday, 8th May 2018 06:01 18:23
Wednesday, 9th May 2018 06:01 18:23
Thursday, 10th May 2018 06:01 18:23
Friday, 11th May 2018 06:01 18:23
Saturday, 12th May 2018 06:01 18:23
Sunday, 13th May 2018 06:01 18:24
Monday, 14th May 2018 06:00 18:24
Tuesday, 15th May 2018 06:00 18:24
Wednesday, 16th May 2018 06:00 18:24
Thursday, 17th May 2018 06:00 18:24
Friday, 18th May 2018 06:00 18:24
Saturday, 19th May 2018 06:00 18:24
Sunday, 20th May 2018 06:00 18:25
Monday, 21st May 2018 06:00 18:25
Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 06:00 18:25
Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 06:00 18:25
Thursday, 24th May 2018 06:00 18:25
Friday, 25th May 2018 06:00 18:25
Saturday, 26th May 2018 06:00 18:26
Sunday, 27th May 2018 06:00 18:26
Monday, 28th May 2018 06:00 18:26
Tuesday, 29th May 2018 06:00 18:26
Wednesday, 30th May 2018 06:00 18:26
Thursday, 31st May 2018 06:00 18:27
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