Map of Sibu in Malaysia

Sibu Climate

Sibu is a non-capital city in Malaysia, Asia.

Best time to visit Sibu

If you're planning a visit to this city then you can relax because there are plenty of great times to visit Sibu - all year in fact - and all ideal for nearly any activity. Temperatures are in a comfortable range between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average. If you're looking for somewhere scorching hot though, you might be a little disappointed. The same if you're looking for somewhere to celebrate a white Christmas or New Year!


The warmest time of year in Sibu is in May when it is 28.05°C / 82.5°F on average, but could get up to 33°C / 91.4°F maximum. The coldest time of year here is in January when it is 26.6°C / 79.9°F on average. However, going by the minimum temperatures, the coldest month is July at 22.5°C / 72.5°F.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 0 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 12 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Sibu Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Sibu which resides in Malaysia.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C26.626.9527.427.928.0527.8527.627.627.4527.427.327.05
Max Temperature in °C30.631.23232.83332.832.732.632.232.131.931.3
Min Temperature in °C22.622.722.82323.122.922.522.622.722.722.722.8

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F79.980.581.382.282.582.181.781.781.481.381.180.7
Max Temperature in °F87.188.289.691.091.491.090.990.790.089.889.488.3
Min Temperature in °F72.772.973.073.473.673.272.572.772.972.972.973.0

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Sibu throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM368.3275.6301.2287.2227.6193168.2217.6277.5275.6294.7360.4
Total rainfall in Inches14.510.911.911.39.07.66.68.610.910.911.614.2
Total number of rainy days191517161512121416181920
Chances of rain61.3%53.6%54.8%53.3%48.4%40.0%38.7%45.2%53.3%58.1%63.3%64.5%

Sibu Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for Sibu. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Sibu Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is the climate graph for Sibu with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.

Sibu Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches