Khao Lak

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Khao Lak – Best time to go

Best time to visit Khao Lak

When planning a trip to Khao Lak one of the first things you are going to want to know is what the weather will be like and when is the best time to visit, especially if you are planning your trip around particular activities such as diving and snorkelling.

Best times to visit

Dry Season

Khao Lak’s dry season (November to February) overlaps with its hot season (March to May). The dry months see pleasant temperatures and little rain, while the hot months experience soaring heat and humidity with occasional showers. 

Rainy Season

The months of May to October see a mix of sunny days and rain showers. June and July tend to be milder, with heavier downpours in August and September. Khao Lak often experiences afternoon showers with sunny intervals in between. 

Favourite Season

We love jetting off to Khao Lak from November to February, escaping the cold weather at home for sunny skies and calm blue seas. The water is clearer at this time of year too, perfect for scuba diving and snorkelling. 

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Average weather in January

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
31ºC
30mm

Average weather in February

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
33ºC
33mm

Average weather in March

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
33ºC
79mm

Average weather in April

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
33ºC
115mm

Average weather in May

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
32ºC
253mm

Average weather in June

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
31ºC
238mm

Average weather in July

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
30ºC
256mm

Average weather in August

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
30ºC
314mm

Average weather in September

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
30ºC
347mm

Average weather in October

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
30ºC
352mm

Average weather in November

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
30ºC
189mm

Average weather in December

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Khao Lak
30ºC
67mm