Phuket Weather

10:17, 24th July, 2017. (ICT)
Phuket, Thailand
Todays Weather
(updated every hour)
Current :
Temperature  28° C
Heat Index  33° C
Humidity  84%
Dewpoint  25° C
Wind  From the Variable at 1 MPH
Pressure  29.86 in (1011 mb)
Conditions  Mostly Cloudy
Sun Rise  06:07 (ICT)
Sun Set  18:07 (ICT)
Moon Phase 
Forecast :
July 24, 2017 Partly Cloudy. High 31°C (88°F)
July 25, 2017 Chance of a Thunderstorm. High 30°C (86°F)
July 26, 2017 Chance of a Thunderstorm. High 30°C (86°F)
July 27, 2017 Chance of a Thunderstorm. High 29°C (85°F)
July 28, 2017 Chance of a Thunderstorm. High 30°C (86°F)
July 29, 2017 Chance of a Thunderstorm. High 30°C (86°F)
Phuket, Thailand
10:17, 24th July, 2017. (ICT)

The annual monsoon begins earlier (May) than in northern Thailand but generally ends late in October. Other than the period from 15 September to 15 October, when the rain falls steadily, most monsoon days are rain-free except for showers in the afternoon.

Since the 1980s, the sandy beaches on the western coast of the island have been heavily developed into tourist centers, with Patong, Karon and Kata being the most popular ones.

The best months are November through February when daytime and nighttime temperatures are low. In the hot season, afternoon temperatures can rise to 30-34 degrees C (86-93 degrees F) but are tempered by cool breezes and dip to tolerable levels at night. Temperatures range from a daytime high of 34 degrees C (93 degrees F) in the hot season to a nighttime low of 21 degrees C (70 degrees F) in the cool season. The water temperature never drops below 20 degrees C (68 degrees F).

Hot season

March to mid-May
24-34 degrees C (80-93 degrees F)

Rainy season

Mid-May to mid-November
23-32 degrees C (74-91 degrees F)

Cool season

November to February
21-33 degrees C (70-90 degrees F)

So the best time for a visit here would be during the cool season, but if you don't mind some rain (short showers during the day) and have in mind that it might be unsafe to swim (redflag on the beach), you can easily enjoy this island all year around.

PHUKET AVG. WEATHER INFO JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Daily max temperature (degrees C) 32 33 34 33 32 31 31 31 30 31 32 32
Nightly min temperature (degrees C) 21 23 24 26 25 24 24 24 23 24 23 21
Sea temperature (degrees C) 27 28 28 29 29 29 28 28 28 28 28 27
Sunshine duration (hours / day) 9 10 9 8 7 5 6 6 5 6 7 8
Precipitation in mm 40 25 56 126 320 289 295 276 361 349 183 60
Humidity (% relative) 58 56 58 65 73 74 75 74 78 76 72 63
Days with occasional rain 5 3 4 9 18 17 19 17 21 19 14 8
Days with thunderstorms 1 2 4 10 12 4 4 2 4 6 6 3