Labuan has slowly emerged as one of the popular tourist destinations in Malaysia over the years. Though not as popular as other destinations like Langkawi, Labuan still has its fair share of attractions along with fun activities like duty-free shopping and underwater sports.
Labuan, along with 6 other islands comprises the federal territory of Labuan. It consists of other islands close by including Pulau Daat, Pulau Kuraman, Pulau Rusukan Kecil, Pulau Burung, Pulau Rusukan Besar, and Pulau Papan. These islands are almost 8kms from the coast of Borneo that is right across to Sabah, the Malaysian state. Major ports in the area are Victoria the capital of Labuan and also one of the major cities in Labuan, Malaysia. It is one of the best financial centers in the Malaysian region. The total area covered is about 91.64 sq kilometers or 35.38 sq miles. The region is divided into Victoria the capital and 27 other Kampung villages. They include villages like Durian Tunjung, Bukit Kalam, Layang-Layangan, Sungai Keling, Sungai Keling, Sungai Buton, Rancha-Rancha, Patau-Patau 1, Batu Manikar, Bebuloh, Sungai Lada, Pantai, Sungai Labu, Sungai Bedaun / Sungai Sembilang, Patau-Patau 2 and many other villages to name among a few.
Climate of Labuan
Labuan, Malaysia is a place where a tourist can visit during any time of the year. The temperatures are very friendly to make it the most visited places all throughout the year. Temperature of Labuan varies from 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on an average usually. The warmest time in Labuan is during April during which temperatures are between 28.65°C / 83.6°F approximately and go up to 32.1°C / 89.8°F. Some of the temperature variations during the different periods of the year are cold wintery months from 0°C / 32.0°F 10°C / 50.0°F; freezing months from 0°C / 32.0°F or maybe lower; cooler months are about 10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F, warmer months during the time of 20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F. hottest times of the year ranges with temperatures of about 30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F or even 40°C / 104.0°F or more. Rainfall months are highest during the month of May with around 390.9 MM or 15.4 inches of rainfall. Rainy days persists mostly in the month of October and November.
Labuan Island is mostly a flat landscape with a total remaining vegetation of almost about 70%. The highest point is 85 meters. There is still a wide range of flora and fauna left in Labuan, Malaysia. Apart from lush green and dense forest, there is still a lot to explore in this area. The island offers a lot of beautiful beaches with white sand and clear water. The lime stone deposits along the mango grove are something also worth checking out. There is a lot of underwater activities and a beautiful aquamarine life that allows great underwater exploration, water sports and water diving activities. The aquamarine life also offers a great view of the coral reefs, dolphins and whales of various species. There is also a lot of rainforests that are very old in nature and are tropical dry forests. There is a wide variety of animals to see including birds, lizards, butterflies and frogs apart.