When is the best time to go to Khao Lak national Park?

When is the best time to go to Khao Lak national Park? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

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


Annual weather in Khao Lak national Park

For full information about the climate and weather in Khao Lak national Park a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 76°F/86°F
5.4in
February 76°F/88°F
2.5in
March 79°F/90°F
6.5in
April 81°F/88°F
8.5in
May 83°F/88°F
12.7in
June 83°F/86°F
15in
July 81°F/86°F
16.1in
August 81°F/86°F
14in
September 81°F/86°F
14.7in
October 79°F/86°F
14.8in
November 79°F/86°F
9.3in
December 77°F/86°F
5.9in


Weather and climate in Khao Lak national Park

Known around the world for the reputation of its national park, Khao Lak sees the heat throughout the entire year, much like the capital Bangkok. Due to its geographical location on the Isthmus, which connects the rest of the territory with Malaysia, this locality is more exposed to the monsoon - blowing in from the Bay of Bengal. The climate of Khao Lak is characterized by two seasons: the rainy season, between May and October and the dry season - with relatively low precipitation because rain is ubiquitous in this region.

Climate in Khao Lak during the Dry Season

The maritime influence of the Gulf of Bengal brings humidity to the bordering shoreline - whether in Thailand, as in the case of Phuket or on the east coast of India. The rains are therefore inherent to the climate of Khao Lak however during the period from November to April, they dwindle considerably. The climatic conditions become more lenient and the intermittent showers leave more time for the sun to flood this area.

If one is looking for the best time to discover this other facets of Thailand, focus on the months of January and February provide a comfortable warmth and relatively dry days.

Climate of Khao Lak during the Wet Season

During the wet season, the weather in Khao Lak resembles that of Koh Phi-Phi Island. Not only is it hot, but the humidity is also at its peak. Hence the influx of vacationers travelling towards destinations like Pattaya, which are favored by their geographical location.

Similar to those of Koh Samui, climatic conditions in Khao Lak are dominated by the abundance of rain which can become torrential due to the influence of the monsoon.

If one still desires to visit throughout this period of time, bring waterproof clothing - which will allow outings in spite of the rain.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Khao Lak national Park

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Khao Lak national Park: 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

Humidity


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Khao Lak national Park

Find out when Khao Lak national Park 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 Khao Lak national Park

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

Figure: Visitor index for Khao Lak national Park month by month


Best time for low prices in Khao Lak national Park

Average prices of hotels in Khao Lak national Park month by month

Generally, June is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Khao Lak national Park. 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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