Ranau (Malay: Pekan Ranau) is the capital of the Ranau District in the West Coast Division of Sabah, Malaysia. Its population was estimated to be around 8,970 in 2010.[1]

Ranau Town

Pekan Ranau
District Capital
Ranau town centre
Ranau town centre.
Location of Ranau Town
Coordinates: 5°58′00″N 116°41′00″E / 5.96667°N 116.68333°E / 5.96667; 116.68333Coordinates: 5°58′00″N 116°41′00″E / 5.96667°N 116.68333°E / 5.96667; 116.68333
Country Malaysia
State Sabah
DivisionWest Coast
DistrictRanau
Population
 (2010)
 • Total8,970

ClimateEdit

Ranau has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy rainfall year-round.

Climate data for Ranau
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27.2
(81.0)
27.3
(81.1)
27.8
(82.0)
28.5
(83.3)
28.7
(83.7)
28.2
(82.8)
28.0
(82.4)
28.1
(82.6)
27.9
(82.2)
27.8
(82.0)
27.7
(81.9)
27.5
(81.5)
27.9
(82.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 23.6
(74.5)
23.7
(74.7)
24.0
(75.2)
24.6
(76.3)
24.8
(76.6)
24.3
(75.7)
24.1
(75.4)
24.2
(75.6)
24.0
(75.2)
24.1
(75.4)
24.1
(75.4)
23.9
(75.0)
24.1
(75.4)
Average low °C (°F) 20.1
(68.2)
20.1
(68.2)
20.3
(68.5)
20.7
(69.3)
20.9
(69.6)
20.5
(68.9)
20.2
(68.4)
20.3
(68.5)
20.1
(68.2)
20.4
(68.7)
20.5
(68.9)
20.4
(68.7)
20.4
(68.7)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 216
(8.5)
153
(6.0)
136
(5.4)
143
(5.6)
234
(9.2)
206
(8.1)
175
(6.9)
172
(6.8)
203
(8.0)
202
(8.0)
220
(8.7)
221
(8.7)
2,281
(89.9)
Source: Climate-Data.org[2]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population by ethnic group, Local Authority area and state, Malaysia" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Climate: Ranau". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 30 October 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Ranau at Wikimedia Commons