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

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Traveling to Tawau, Malaysia? If you're planning to go to Tawau, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Tawau, Malaysia

Based on the climate and weather in Tawau, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Tawau, Malaysia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Tawau, Malaysia by month

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January

January here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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February

Traveling to Tawau in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

March in Tawau 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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April

If you go to Tawau in April, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Tawau in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you vacation in Tawau during June, you will probably find that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

July in Tawau is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. 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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August

August in this region is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September in Tawau is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. 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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October

October in this region is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November for Tawau can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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