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Borneo Island

Borneo (also known as Sabah) is the third largest island in the world and is located north of Java Island, Indonesia, at the geographic center of Maritime Southeast Asia. Borneo is surrounded by the South China Sea to the north and northwest, the Sulu Sea to the northeast, the Celebes Sea and the Makassar Strait to the east, and the Java Sea and Karimata Strait to the south.The island is divided among three countries: Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. Approximately 73% of the island is Indonesian territory. The Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawakin the north occupy about 26% of the island. The sovereign state of Brunei, located on the north coast, comprises about 1% of Borneo’s land area. Source

Map of Borneo

Weather and Climate of Borneo (Sabah)Borneo enjoys a warm equatorial climate, with temperatures that climb to the low thirties. Hot and humid throughout the year, the prosperous emirate has a tropical weather system – it rains (average annual rainfall is 3295 mm) even outside the official wet season between November and February.That being said, visitors don’t really have to worry about the weather – rain showers may be sudden but they’re short lived; so it’s best if you pack an umbrella. Alternatively, when the sun is shining, be sure to use sun block – the higher the SPF, the better. Source

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Langkawi Island

Langkawi, officially known as Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah, is a cluster of 99 islands separated
from mainland Malaysia by the Straits of Malacca, is a district of the state of Kedah in Northern
Malaysia and lies approximately 51 kilometers west of Kedah. The main island spans about 25 km from north to south and slightly more for east and west. Two-thirds of the island is dominated by forest-covered mountains, hills and natural vegetation. Source

Map fo Langkawi

Weather and Climate of Langkawi Island

Langkawi has one of the more stable climates for an island in Malaysia. Located on the
northwestern coast of Peninsular Malaysia in the Malaccan Straits, it is shielded from
major winds and storms by the mainland on one side andSumatraon the other. This makes
Langkawi suitable to be visited all-year-round, with occasional rainfall and cloudy skies, but
never too drastic weather.Temperatures are fairly consistent during the day, ranging between 30°C to 35°C while at night, between 28°C – 29°C. Langkawi generally has the most rainfall between September and October, as a result of monsoon winds. However, the rains do not adversely affect the weather, making Langkawi and the sea around it relatively calm compared to destinations on the east coast.Hence, visitors can enjoy visiting Langkawi during anytime of the year. During the day, expect sunshine lasting till the afternoon and overcast skies toward the evenings. Between April and August, the island enjoys a balance of sunshine and light rainfall, making it the best time to visit. Source

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Pangkor Island

Pulau Pangkor is an island off the coast of Perak in north-west peninsular Malaysia. It has
a land area of only 8 square kilometers, and a population of approximately 25,000 islanders.
It is heavily promoted as a low-key tourist destination by the Malaysian government.Of all the Malaysian Islands, Pangko rIsland still has some beautiful and quiet beaches. Here
you can still find the peace and tranquility many other beaches in Malaysia have lost. Source

Map of Pangkor Island

Weather and Climate of Pangkor Island

Pangkor weather is usually dry although humid the whole year around. The temperature the whole year around is about 32°C (85°F). The night temperature is also high: 23°C (73°F).There’s not much different between wet and dry season in temperature. However, the Cameron- or Genting Highlands can be quite cold during the rainy season. Clouds will make it feel like winter with 15-20°C.Monsoon season is from November until February, but the Pangkor area does not suffer much from the monsoon.

Tioman Island

Tioman Island (locally known as Gunung Daik Bercabang Tiga) is a small island located 32
kilometers off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysiain the state of Pahang, and is some 39 km
long and 12 km wide. It has eight main villages, the largest and most populous being Kampung
Tekek in the north. The densely forested island is sparsely inhabited, and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a popular scuba diving spot. There are also a lot of resorts and chalets around the island which has duty free status. Source

Map of Tioman Island

Weather and Climate of Tioman Island

Tioman is open all year round because its tropical climate remains fairly consistent throughout
the year. There is a distinct monsoon season, however, which affects the island from September
to November and February to March. “Summer” time on Tioman starts from April through to August.The best time to visit Tioman Island is between February and October. The average temperature on Tioman is between 28 to 30 degrees Celcius. The northeast monsoon, which brings strong winds and rough seas, is from November until February due to the.Visitors should be beware that if they choose to come during the monsoon season, there is a small chance
of getting marooned on the island as the ferries will not be able to ply the Mersing-Tioman route due to dangerous waters. Source

Sibu Island

Pulau Sibu, also known as Sibu Island, is a small island off Malaysia’s eastern coast, facing the South China Sea. It is actually made up of several islands namely SibuBesa rIsland, Sibu Tengah Island, Sibu Kukus Island and Sibu Hujung Island.Sibu Besar, the main island, is approximately 6 km long and 1 km wide, and for the most part covered by tropical vegetation. On the southern end there is a small fishing village called Kampong Duku with a population of fewer than a hundred people (about 40 families).The main leisure activities on the island are watersports such as snorkeling and diving – not surprising since the area was designated a Marine Par kin 1993 and numerous coral reefs are close to hand. Source

Weather and Climate of Sibu Island

Sibu has a tropical rainforest climate, with warm summers and average high temperatures of
30–31 °C (86–88 °F) and lows of around 23 °C (73 °F). Precipitation is generally moderate
throughout the year with an annual total of roughly 2430 mm. Source

Sibu Island Temperature

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