Kota Kinabalu Water Temperature
The water will feel unpleasantly warm (stifling). May be a little too warm for any kind of activity, particularly if sunny.
The measurements for the water temperature in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.
Water temp by month
Monthly average max / min water temperatures
The graph below shows the range of monthly Kota Kinabalu water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.
The warmest water temperature is in July with an average around 86.4°F / 30.2°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 80.4°F / 26.9°C.
7 day tide forecast for Kota Kinabalu
*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.