Climate in Phuket, Thailand

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Phuket, Thailand.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Phuket

SUN Sep 26
26°C | 25°C

Heavy rain

MON Sep 27
28°C | 25°C

Moderate rain

TUE Sep 28
29°C | 25°C

Moderate rain

The best time of year to visit Phuket in Thailand

Phuket is located in a part of Thailand where a tropical monsoon climate prevails. This means that the temperature during the day is almost continuously between 30 and 34 degrees Celsius (86-93 degrees Fahrenheit). The temperature stays fairly even throughout the year, with spring being slightly warmer than the rest of the year. The seawater is also very pleasant year round.

The monsoon starts at Phuket at the end of April / beginning of May. This rainy season brings large amounts of rain, however most showers occur in the afternoon and evening.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • On average, the temperatures are always high.
  • A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the month of: May, June, July, August, September, October and November.
  • The warmest month is April with an average maximum temperature of 34°C (93°F).
  • The coldest month is September with an average maximum temperature of 31°C (88°F).
  • September is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
  • January is the most sunny month.
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