Phuket Weather & Climate

Phuket, a tropical paradise nestled in the Andaman Sea on the Southeast Peninsula of Thailand, is a dream destination for holidaymakers seeking sun, sand, and sea. Renowned for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and cultural richness, Phuket offers a wide array of activities and attractions to suit every traveller. Phuket's tropical weather and climate provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable holiday experience. Characterised by two distinct seasons, Phuket experiences a tropical monsoon climate with a dry and wet season.

The dry season, which spans from November to April, is the most popular time to visit Phuket. The weather is warm with pleasant average daytime temperatures which hover around 30°C (86°F). The sun is shining, the skies are blue and there is minimal rainfall, providing the perfect conditions for beach activities, water sports, and exploration of the island's numerous attractions. Unsurprisingly, this is peak tourist season, so tourists can expect a bustling atmosphere with a wide range of events, festivals, and cultural celebrations happening throughout the island.

The wet season, which spans from May to October, is a vital part of Phuket's climate and helps to sustain the lush plant life and picturesque jungle environment. Typified by short bursts of heavy rainfall followed by sunshine, this revitalising season offers a cheaper and more tranquil experience for holidaymakers. It's also a great time for surfing and other water sports that benefit from the higher waves brought on by the monsoons.

Phuket weather remains warm and humid throughout the year, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a tropical getaway regardless of the season.

Current Thailand Weather

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Thailand Weather Forecast

Tuesday

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Wednesday

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Thursday

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Friday

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Data from OpenWeatherMap

Thailand Annual Average Climate

Averages Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rainfall (mm) 25 21 58 114 208 209 213 250 315 275 170 74
Temp (°C) 27 28 29 29 29 28 28 28 28 27 27 27
Min Temp (°C) 24 25 25 26 25 25 25 25 24 24 25 24
Max Temp (°C) 33 34 34 34 33 32 32 32 31 32 32 32

Thailand Annual Average Temperature Graph (°C)

Thailand Annual Average Rainfall Graph (mm)

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