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 July and October
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

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

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

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


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