January is one of the best times of the year to visit Phuket.
You can expect clear sunny days with little to no rain, light sea breezes and calm seas. Daytime temperatures average 27°C (81°F).
Weather conditions in January are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving and kayaking. It’s also a good time to explore Phuket on foot and by elephant or horseback.
|Ave Temp (°C)||27°C (81°F)|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||32°C (90°F)|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||22°C (72°F)|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||8 hours per day|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||12||12 hours per day|
|Comfort Level||Very high heat & 75% humidity|
|Days with some Rain||6 days|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||40mm|
|Sea Temp (°C)||28°C (82°F)|
The best time to visit Phuket is during the dry season from November to April when the skies over Phuket are clear and sunny averaging 28°C (82°F).
Phuket enjoys a tropical monsoon climate with warm temperatures year round spread across three distinct seasons: cool (November to February), hot (March to May) and wet (May to October). The average annual temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).
|› 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: Phuket Weather in January: 8 June, 2020
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