When is the best time to go to Koh Phangan?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Koh Phangan are February, March and April
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • The rainiest months are October and November
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

Annual weather in Koh Phangan

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

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

Weather and climate in Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan enjoys a tropical monsoon climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Koh Phangan is 85°F (ranging from 83°F in january to 88°F in may). Annual rainfall is 130in, with a minimum of 3.3in in february and a maximum of 21.7in in november.
  • From january to february the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 83°F°C and it rains about 16% of the time in february.
  • Between the months of march and april the climate is correct. By early evening, the temperature averages 86°F.
  • Between the months of may and july the climate is unfavorable. It is for example 86°F as maximum temperature in july and, in july, 14 days of rain are expected.
  • Between august and september the climate is correct. In average, on the morning it is 83°F and it rains in september about 10.5in.
  • In the month of october the climate is bad. It is for example 85°F as maximum temperature in october and it rains in october about 17.6in.
  • In november the climate is very unfavorable. It is for example 85°F as maximum temperature in november and you can expect to have 21.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In december the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 85°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Koh Phangan

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Koh Phangan: 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 Koh Phangan

Find out when Koh Phangan 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 Koh Phangan

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

Figure: Visitor index for Koh Phangan month by month

Best time for low prices in Koh Phangan

Average prices of hotels in Koh Phangan month by month

Generally, October is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Koh Phangan. 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 Koh Phangan

On average, it costs $ 9.6 per day to hire a car in Koh Phangan. This price varies by $ 1.2 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 8.4 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in february is $ 9.6.

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