Lahad Datu, Malaysia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Lahad Datu, Malaysia? If you're planning to go to Lahad Datu, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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When to go to Lahad Datu, Malaysia

Based on the climate and weather in Lahad Datu, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for Lahad Datu, Malaysia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lahad Datu, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Lahad Datu, Malaysia by month

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January

January here is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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February

February in Lahad Datu is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

March for Lahad Datu is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

April in Lahad Datu can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

May in Lahad Datu is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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July

If you vacation in Lahad Datu during July, you may notice that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Lahad Datu in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in Lahad Datu can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you visit Lahad Datu during October, you may find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November in Lahad Datu is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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December

December for Lahad Datu is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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Activities for Lahad Datu, Malaysia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Lahad Datu.

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