The best time to visit Ko Lanta is during the dry season from November to April when the skies are clear and sunny and the temperature averages 30°C (85°F).
December and January are the ideal months. The temperature in February through April often climbs past 34°C (93°F).
March and April are the hottest months in Ko lanta with an average temperature of 30°C (85°F).
The wet season lasts from May to October with the most rainfall in September and October.
Best time for activities: Snorkelling, sunbathing and water sports are best between November and April.
High season: From November to April.
Low season: May to October brings less crowds, cheaper accommodation and, as the locals are quick to point out, it does not rain all day.
|Ave Temp (°C)||29||29||30||30||29||29||28||29||28||28||28||28|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||33||34||34||34||32||32||31||31||30||31||31||31|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||24||24||25||25||25||26||26||25||25||25||24||24|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||9||9||9||8||6||6||6||6||5||6||6||7|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||12||12||12||12||12||13||13||12||12||12||12||12|
|Ave Humidity (%)||75||75||75||80||85||85||85||85||85||90||85||80|
|Days with some Rain||2||1||3||6||11||12||12||13||14||16||9||6|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||10||10||30||110||190||180||270||250||380||310||160||40|
|Sea Temp (°C)||28||28||29||30||30||30||29||29||29||29||29||28|
|(Ko Lanta, Thailand)||J||F||M||A||M||J||J||A||S||O||N||D|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from the Thai Meteorological Service.
Latest update: Best time to visit Ko Lanta: 6 January, 2020
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