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When to visit Koh Phangan?

Koh Phangan is classified as having a tropical monsoon climate meaning that the island has a dry season and a very wet season. The weather of Koh Phangan realistically has three seasons; the horrid monsoon season which is thankfully short lived, a drier season and a hot season which has frequent heavy showers.

Koh Phangan weather and seasons

The dry season lasts from late December through to March and this is the main tourist season of Koh Phangan. The tourist season’s weather is hot, bright and not to humid - just right for lounging on the island’s fantastic beaches. February is the driest month and under the Köppen climate classification is the only month which has precipitation levels that are regarded as a dry season.

Koh Phangan Weather

Average Weather Conditions for Koh Phangan

Towards the end of the dry season the humidity of Koh Phangan rapidly increase. From April until the late autumn monsoons the weather of Koh Phangan is the hot and humid with frequent downpours. These rains are short lived and there is always blue sky's afterwards.

Koh Phangan Temperature

The maximum and minimum temperature of Koh Phangan in centigrade and fahrenheit.

Koh Phangan's location means that it avoids much of the south-eastern monsoon that punishes Thailand's Andaman coastline. If you are planning to visit Thailand during the summer months Koh Phangan and Koh Samui would be a sensible location to consider.

Koh Phangan Sunshine Rainfall

The average hours of sunshine per day verses the amount of rainfall for Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan is hit by a much later monsoon, which arrives from the south west and strikes between September and mid November. As a tourist avoid this season due to flooding and high winds that disrupt transport connections. Koh Phangan as an island has less annual rain that the island’s main resort rival of Phuket.

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Koh Phangan Travel Guide to when to go

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Where to Stay on Koh Phangan

Where to stay on Ko Phangan and best beach

Need a Hotel?

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Get the best hotels
for the cheapest price

Bottle Beach

Bottle Beach Koh Phangan

Beautiful beach to the
north of the island

Sail Rock

Sail Rock

The best diving location
in the Gulf of Thailand

Full Moon

Full Moon party Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan travel guide to the full moon party

Food Market

Food Market Koh Phangan

The only place to eat while staying on Koh Phangan

Koh Tao Day trip

Koh Tao Tour day trip

A guide to the stunning island of Koh Tao as a day trip

When to Go?

When to Go to Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan Travel Guide to when to go

Where to Stay?

Where to Stay on Koh Phangan

Where to stay on Ko Phangan and best beach

Need a Hotel?

Koh Phangan hotel

Get the best hotels
for the cheapest price

Bottle Beach

Bottle Beach Koh Phangan

Beautiful beach to the
north of the island

Sail Rock

Sail Rock

The best diving location
in the Gulf of Thailand

Full Moon

Full Moon party Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan travel guide to the full moon party

Food Market

Food Market Koh Phangan

The only place to eat while staying on Koh Phangan

Koh Tao Day trip

Koh Tao Tour day trip

A guide to the stunning island of Koh Tao as a day trip