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Patong Beach weather in May (Phuket Province, Thailand)

How is the weather in Patong Beach in May? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In May, Patong Beach generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 30°C. But by evening, they drop to around 27°C.

Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.

Precipitation

Patong Beach in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 247 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 21 days of rain.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 151 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Patong Beach. January, February, March and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, May, June, July, August, September and October tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Patong Beach climate page with graphs.

 

Patong Beach, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 27°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 30°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 71%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 247 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 21 days  
HumidityHumidity 79% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 7 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 151 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Phuket, Thailand (23 KM, 14 Miles).

Where to go in Thailand in May

Find out more about the weather in Thailand and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 30°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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