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Best time to visit Krabi

The best time to visit Krabi is during the dry season from November to April when the skies are mainly clear and sunny and the temperature averages 28°C (82°F).

Krabi Weather

Krabi experiences a tropical monsoon climate with warm temperatures year round and two distinct seasons: the hot, dry season and the hot, wet season.

January and February are the ideal months to visit. The temperature in March and April often soars past 34°C (93°F).

March is the hottest month in Krabi with an average temperature of 29°C (84°F). January is the coolest month at 27°C (81°F). February sees the most daily sunshine at 9 hours. The wettest month is September with an average of 355mm of rain.

The wet season lasts from May to October when the temperatures can reach up to 37°C (98°F) with the most rainfall in September and October.

Best time for activities:

Snorkelling, scuba diving, sunbathing and watersport activities such as kayaking are best between November and April.

Seasons

High Season: From November to April, but especially during December and January.

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.

Krabi – Monthly Weather

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ave Temp (°C) 27 28 29 29 29 29 28 28 28 28 27 27
Ave High Temp (°C) 32 33 34 34 34 32 32 31 31 31 30 31
Ave Low Temp (°C) 22 22 23 24 24 25 24 24 24 24 23 23
Sunshine (Hrs daily) 8 9 8 8 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 7
Daylight (Hrs daily) 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12
Comfort Level High heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Extreme heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon
Ave Humidity (%) 75 75 75 80 85 85 85 85 85 90 85 80
UV Index 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10
Days with some Rain 6 3 5 11 22 20 20 20 23 22 17 10
Ave Rainfall (mm) 53 24 49 124 292 245 260 246 355 325 252 108
Sea Temp (°C) 28 28 29 30 30 30 29 29 29 29 29 28
(Krabi, Thailand) J F M A M J J A S O N D

Krabi – Monthly Review

January February March April
May June July August
September October November December

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 Department.



Latest update: Best time to visit Krabi: 18 November, 2018


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