Ko Phi Phi weather in October

October sees a continuation of the hot, wet season with increased rainfall.

You can expect mainly hot cloudy weather, with brief torrential afternoon downpours, interspersed by sunny skies. During this time thunder and lightning are common and the westerly monsoon brings stronger winds to the west coast. Daytime temperatures average 27°C (81°F).

How hot is it in Phi Phi in October?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Phi Phi in October usually reach 31°C (87°F) with very high heat and humidity, and a night-time low of 23°C (73°F).

How sunny is it in Phi Phi in October?
There are normally three and a half hours of bright sunshine each day in Phi Phi in October.

Sunrise & sunset in October?
Sunrise is around 6:12am with sunset around 6:09pm.

How warm is the sea around Phi Phi in October?
The average sea temperature in Phi Phi in October is 29°C (84°F).

Does it rain in Phi Phi in October?
October is one of the wettest months in Ko Phi Phi with more than 330mm (13in) of rainfall on average, and at least 20 days with some rain.

How windy is it in Phi Phi in October?
October sees an average hourly wind speed of 12 kilometres per hour (7.5 mph; 6.5 knots).

What to do in Phi Phi in October?
Windy weather in October creates choppy sea conditions on the western side of the islands. However, conditions remain calm on the sheltered eastern side of the islands, which are still good for sunbathing, swimming, kayaking, snorkelling and scuba diving – although visibility isn’t quite as good as the dry season.

Rock climbing should be approached with some caution as rain showers may cause slippery conditions.

Local holidays?
Passing of His Majesty the Late King – 13th Oct; Passing of His Majesty the Late King Holiday – 14th Oct; Chulalongkorn Memorial Day – 23rd Oct; Chulalongkorn Memorial Day Holiday – 24th Oct.

This is the low season in Ko Phi Phi, with a corresponding drop in hotel rates. The beaches and dive boats are less crowded. So if you don't mind the occasional downpour, it’s still a good time to visit.

Phi Phi Islands weather in October

Temperature icon High Temp: 31°C (87°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 23°C (73°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 3.5 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 12 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 12 km/h (7.5 mph; 6.5 knots)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 20 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 330mm (13in) per month
High heat icon Comfort Level: Very high heat & humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Extreme
swimming icon Sea Temp: 29°C (84°F)
Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

Best time to visit Ko Phi Phi

The best time to visit Phi Phi Island is during the hot, dry season, from December to April, when you can expect clear sunny days averaging 28°C (82°F), with little to no rain, and the sea is calm and warm.

The Phi Phi Islands enjoy a year-round hot tropical climate with a dry season from December to April and a wet season from May to November. Night time temperatures rarely fall below 23°C (73°F). Humidity is usually high.

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Ko Phi Phi weather by month

Source: Meteorological data for Ko Phi Phi is based on weather statistics collected for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020 by the Thai Meteorological Department. Additional climate data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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.

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Latest update: Ko Phi Phi weather in October 12 June, 2024

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