Krabi weather in January

January is an ecellent time to visit Krabi as it falls during the hot, dry season.

You can expect idyllic weather conditions with clear sunny skies, little to no rain, calm seas and refreshing sea breezes. Daytime temperatures average 26°C (78°F).

How hot is it in Krabi in January?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Krabi in January reach an average high of 32°C (89°F), with very high heat and humidity, and low of 22°C (71°F).

How sunny is it in Krabi in January?
There are normally nine hours of bright sunshine each day in Krabi in January – that's around 73% of daylight hours. January through March is the sunniest time of the year.

Sunrise & sunset in January?
Sunrise is around 6:40am with sunset around 6:20pm.

How warm is the sea around Krabi in January?
The average sea temperature in Krabi in January is 28°C (82°F).

Does it rain in Krabi in January?
There are usually five days with some light rain showers in Krabi in January; the average monthly rainfall is 34mm (1in).

How windy is it in Krabi in January?
January sees an average hourly wind speed of seven kilometres per hour (4 mph; 3.8 knots).

What to do in Krabi in January?
Weather conditions in January are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, kayaking, snorkelling and scuba diving – underwater visibility is at its highest.

This is also a good time to discover Krabi’s many offshore islands and magnificent beaches that lie scattered along the coast, and explore the region’s national parks and wildlife sanctuaries on foot and by elephant.

Local holidays?
New Year's Day – 1st Jan.

January falls during Thailand's peak holiday season, especially the first two weeks of the month, so you can figure on higher hotel rates and more company on the beach.

Krabi weather in January

Temperature icon High Temp: 32°C (89°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 22°C (71°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 9 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 12 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 7 km/h (4 mph; 3.8 knots)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 5 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 34mm (1in) per month
Extreme heat icon Comfort Level: High heat & 75% humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Extreme
swimming icon Sea Temp: 28°C (82°F)
Krabi, Thailand

Best time to visit Krabi

The best time to visit Krabi is during January and February. Although, anytime during the dry season from mid-December through to mid-March is good, when the skies are mainly clear and sunny and the temperature averages 28°C (82°F).

Krabi Weather Overview

Krabi weather by month

Note: Meteorological data for Krabi is based on weather statistics gathered for the 36-year period 1980 to 2016, and is sourced from the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) at the closest weather station, Krabi International Airport (KBV), which is located about 9km (5mi) east of Krabi Town. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

Latest update: Krabi Weather in January: 2 October, 2023

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