Weather in Phuket

Thailand has been becoming, in recent years, more and more popular holiday destination for people all around the world. One of the most popular resort islands in Thailand is Phuket, which is often called “the pearl island of Thailand.” Its beautiful beaches, clear and warm water, and stable weather attracts millions of tourists every year.

Vacationing in Phuket is possible all year round. Thanks to the wonderful climate of the area, Phuket is a popular vacation not only for those living in Asia, but for anyone who has the desire to experience the paradise of Southeast Asia.

The climate of tropical Phuket depends heavily on the annual monsoon. Usually, there are two main seasons: the rainy season and dry season. The rainy season in Phuket is from April to November. During this time, rainfall on the island is quite frequent, but usually it only rains in the evening and at night. Of course, it sometimes happens that the rain can charge into a two or three day storm, but this is extremely rare. In the dry season, rain is not seen in Phuket, although temperatures may increase dramatically.

If you are not going to spend time alone on the beach, or if you are planning your trip during the rainy season, it is recommended that you research the many possible tours you can experience in Phuket. For more information, check out the tours around Centre Phuket (

Nevertheless, the weather on this wonderful island is always warm, but sometimes it can get quite hot. The air temperature during the day is at an average of 29-32 degrees Celsius, while at night a bit cooler of 22-25 degrees Celsius. The highest temperatures during the day are in the period from February to April.

The greatest amount of rain fall usually occurs in the month of September, which amounts to about 400 millimeters. The total annual rainfall is around 2200 mm of precipitation.

If you are looking to swim in the ocean, the average water temperature of the sea near Phuket is 28-29 degrees Celsius throughout the year.