Surin Beach, Phuket Surin Beach, Phuket – Image courtesy of Tourism Authority of Thailand

Phuket Weather – March

March is an excellent time of year to visit Phuket. You can expect clear sunny days with little to no rain, light sea breezes and calm seas.

March is the hottest month of the year in Phuket: daytime temperatures start to increase averaging 29°C (84°F), but can climb to a very hot 34°C (93°F).

Weather conditions in March are ideal for sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving and kayaking. It’s also a great time to explore Phuket on foot and by elephant or horseback.

Phuket – March Weather Averages

Ave Temp (°C) Temperature icon  29°C (84°F)
Ave High Temp (°C) Temperature icon  34°C (93°F)
Ave Low Temp (°C) temperature icon  23°C (73°F)
Sunshine (Hrs daily) sun icon  8 hours per day
Daylight (Hrs daily) 12  12 hours per day
Comfort Level High heat icon  High heat & 75% humidity
UV Index 11  Extreme
Days with some Rain umbrella icon  8 days
Ave Rainfall (mm) rain cloud  40mm
Sea Temp (°C) swimming icon  29°C (84°F)
Phuket, Thailand

Best time to visit Phuket

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).

Phuket Weather Overview

Phuket – Monthly Review

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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 March: 8 June, 2020

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