Tongod (Malay : Pekan Tongod) is the capital of the Tongod District in the Sandakan Division of Sabah, Malaysia.
Tongod has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy rainfall year-round.
|Climate data for Tongod|
|Average high °C (°F)||29.2|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||25.9|
|Average low °C (°F)||22.6|
|Average rainfall mm (inches)||253|
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