Phuket Weather in April

April is a good time of year to visit Phuket, despite the fact that it marks the beginning of the wet season.

You can expect clear sunny days with light rain showers falling mainly in the late afternoon. Daytime temperatures average 29°C (84°F), but can climb to a very hot 33°C (91°F).

How hot is it in Phuket in April?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Phuket in April reach an average high of 33°C (91°F), with very high heat and humidity, and low of 25°C (77°F).

How sunny is it in Phuket in April?
There are normally eight hours of bright sunshine each day in Phuket in April – that's around 64% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in April?
Sunrise is around 6:15am with sunset around 6:35pm.

How warm is the sea around Phuket in April?
The average sea temperature in Phuket in April is 30°C (86°F).

Does it rain in Phuket in April?
There are usually 11 days with some rain in Phuket in April; the average monthly rainfall is 120mm.

How windy is it in Phuket in April?
April sees an average hourly windspeed of eight kilometres per hour (4 knots).

What to do in Phuket in April?
Weather conditions in April are still good for sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving and kayaking. It’s also a great time to explore Phuket on foot and by elephant or horseback.

Local holidays?
Chakri Memorial Day – 6th Apr; Songkran – 13–15th Apr.

April is considered the shoulder season in Phuket, with more reasonable hotel prices and less people on the beaches.

Phuket weather in April

Temperature icon High Temp: 33°C (91°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 25°C (77°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 8 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 12 hours per day
wind icon Windspeed: 8 km/h (4 knots)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 11 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 120mm per month
High heat icon Comfort Level: High heat & 80% humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Extreme
swimming icon Sea Temp: 30°C (86°F)
Phuket, Thailand

Best time to visit Phuket

The best time to visit Phuket is anytime during the dry season from December through February when the skies are clear and sunny, and temperatures average 28°C (82°F).

Phuket enjoys a tropical monsoon climate with a short dry season and hot temperatures year-round.

Phuket Weather Overview

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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: Phuket Weather in April: 21 June, 2022