When is the best time to go to Phuket town?

When is the best time to go to Phuket town? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Phuket town are January, February and March
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • The rainiest months are May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

Annual weather in Phuket town

For full information about the climate and weather in Phuket town a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 79°F/85°F
February 79°F/86°F
March 81°F/88°F
April 83°F/88°F
May 85°F/86°F
June 83°F/86°F
July 83°F/85°F
August 83°F/85°F
September 83°F/85°F
October 81°F/85°F
November 81°F/86°F
December 79°F/85°F

Weather and climate in Phuket town

Phuket town enjoys a tropical monsoon climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Phuket town is 86°F (ranging from 85°F in september to 88°F in april). Annual rainfall is 150in, with a minimum of 3.1in in february and a maximum of 18in in july.
  • Between the months of january and february the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 83°F and it rains in february about 3.1in.
  • In march the climate is okay. By early evening, the temperature averages 85°F and you can expect to have 9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of april and september the climate is bad. The temperature rises to 85°F and it rains in september about 15.7in.
  • From october to december the climate is okay. The record temperature this month is 88°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Phuket town

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Phuket town: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Phuket town

Find out when Phuket town has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Phuket town

  • Very low season in Phuket town
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: May, June, July, August and September.
  • Low season in Phuket town
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April and October.
  • High season in Phuket town
    The number of visitors to Phuket town is high in: March and November.
  • Peak season in Phuket town
    The largest number of tourists visiting Phuket town is during: January, February and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Phuket town month by month

Best time for low prices in Phuket town

Average prices of hotels in Phuket town month by month

Generally, October is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Phuket town. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Phuket town

On average, it costs $ 31 per day to hire a car in Phuket town. This price varies by $ 6.5 depending on the month. In september, hiring a car costs an average of $ 27 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 33.

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