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    South Thailand

    Khao Lak weather and climate in 2024

    South Thailand

    Khao Lak weather and climate in 2024

     

    Day

    32 °C

     

    Night

    24 °C

     

    Sea

    30 °C

     

    Precipitation

    391 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    21 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    85 %

     

    Day

    32 °C

     

    Night

    24 °C

     

    Sea

    30 °C

     

    Precipitation

    391 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    21 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    85 %

    Overview: Khao Lak
    Located in the stunning country of Thailand, the region of Khao Lak is characterized by a tropical climate with significant variations throughout the year. Daytime temperatures can soar to a sweltering peak of 33 °C (92 °F) in March, gracefully declining to a more temperate 30 °C (86 °F) come September. Thriving in these conditions, February emerges as the driest of times, boasting a scant 5 days of precipitation, while October's downpours prevail over an extensive 23 days. Evening temperatures create a gentle nocturnal ambiance, fluctuating from a balmy 22 °C (72 °F) in January to a slightly warmer 24 °C (75 °F) by June's end. Underwater enthusiasts will revel in the sea's embrace, which reaches its zenith of warmth at 30 °C (86 °F) in May and retreats to a cooler 28 °C (83 °F) come January.

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    Weather overview for Khao Lak

    Weather overview

    Located in the stunning country of Thailand, the region of Khao Lak is characterized by a tropical climate with significant variations throughout the year. Daytime temperatures can soar to a sweltering peak of 33 °C (92 °F) in March, gracefully declining to a more temperate 30 °C (86 °F) come September. Thriving in these conditions, February emerges as the driest of times, boasting a scant 5 days of precipitation, while October's downpours prevail over an extensive 23 days. Evening temperatures create a gentle nocturnal ambiance, fluctuating from a balmy 22 °C (72 °F) in January to a slightly warmer 24 °C (75 °F) by June's end. Underwater enthusiasts will revel in the sea's embrace, which reaches its zenith of warmth at 30 °C (86 °F) in May and retreats to a cooler 28 °C (83 °F) come January.

    January weather

    During January in Khao Lak, the onset of warmth signals the start of the tourist season. The minimum value of the ocean's warmth is felt this month, with an average sea temperature of 28 °C (83 °F). Concurrently, the pattern of decreasing rainfall persists, as evidenced by the low figure of 6 days, while the total precipitation also shows a declining trend, recorded at 39 mm (1.53 in). Moreover, a notable minimum in nocturnal warmth is observed, as the mercury dips to 22 °C (72 °F) during the night.

    February weather

    With the advent of February, the burgeoning tourist season graces Khao Lak. Daytime warmth slightly advances compared to the previous month, registering at 33 °C (91 °F). Rain becomes increasingly scarce, bottoming out at a mere 5 days, while the overall rainfall remains minimal at 35 mm (1.36 in). Humidity dips to its lowest at 74 %, and the sun generously offers its uninterrupted glow for a remarkable high of 9 hours per day.

    March weather

    Khao Lak's climate reaches the pinnacle of warmth during the day in March, climbing to 33 °C (92 °F), while nocturnal temperatures subtly increase, now at 23 °C (73 °F). The tourist season approaches its zenith alongside the commencement of the dry season. A creeping uptick in rain is observed with the total precipitation amounting to 113 mm (4.45 in), and the frequency of rainy days marginally ascending to 8 days.

    April weather

    April marks the discernible rise in sea temperatures peaking at 30 °C (86 °F) in Khao Lak, while the night continues to grow warmer, averaging 24 °C (74 °F). The presence of tourists prevails, coinciding with an increase in rainy days, now accounting for 15 days, and an ascent in rainfall, now tallying 192 mm (7.56 in). A subtle decrease in the hours of sunshine to 8 hours is also noted.

    May weather

    Arriving at May, Khao Lak witnesses a downturn in day temperatures, with the sea temperature reaching its peak warmth at 30 °C (86 °F). This month foreshadows the forthcoming wet season. Rainfall sees a rising trend, recorded at 391 mm (15.39 in), and rainy days become more frequent, now at 21 days. Concurrently, the duration of sunlit hours lessens to 6 hours.

    June weather

    Khao Lak's wet season persists through June as rainfall slowly diminishes. A modest drop in daytime heat is observed, with thermometers showing 31 °C (88 °F), and the night temperature peaks at 24 °C (75 °F). The hours of sunshine further decline, reaching 5 hours per day, while wind speeds surge to their highest at 2 m/s.

    July weather

    Khao Lak's prevailing wet season is evident, however, there's a palpable uptick in sunshine duration, now at 6 hours. The wet season's progression is marked by an early increase in rainfall.

    August weather

    Khao Lak's rainfall intensifies in August, with the month's tallied precipitation peaking at 539 mm (21.21 in). As the wet season trudges on, incremental elevations in wind speed can be perceived, averaging 2 m/s.

    September weather

    September in Khao Lak ushers in the lowest daytime temperatures of the year, recorded at 30 °C (86 °F), and a noticeable decline in night temperatures is apparent. The wet season's presence is confirmed with the initial climb in the number of rainy days at 23 days, while rainfall hits its annual high at 555 mm (21.85 in). The minimal availability of sunlight is marked at its lowest, now a mere 5 hours.

    October weather

    October stands as the apex for rainy days in Khao Lak at 23 days, though rainfall starts its gradual decline to 424 mm (16.68 in). Alongside the saturating rains, returning sunshine gives rise to an upswing in the sunshine hours. Substantial humidity is also a hallmark of this month.

    November weather

    The dawn of November brings forth a rise in daytime warmth across Khao Lak alongside a dip in rainfall, now captured at 209 mm (8.22 in), and the tapering off of rainy days, seen at 18 days. The expanding hours of sun promote an increased opportunity for outdoor recreation.

    December weather

    As Khao Lak welcomes December, a discernible decrease in rainfall prevails, amounting to 62 mm (2.44 in), and the waning number of rainy days is evident, now at 9 days. The onset of plummeting night temperatures is notable, while the shortest daylight hours of the year illuminate an increasing number of sunny hours, now at 8 hours.

    FAQs

    Is the January weather in Khao Lak warm?

    Certainly, Khao Lak in January boasts comfortably warm weather, ideal for those who prefer a milder tropical experience without excessive heat.

    What kind of daytime temperatures are typical for Khao Lak during February?

    Expect to be greeted by an average daytime temperature around a toasty 33 °C (91 °F) in February, which is perfect for those eager to soak up the sun by the beach or the pool.

    What is the likelihood of encountering rain in March in Khao Lak?

    March in Khao Lak typically sees rain on about 8 days throughout the month, indicating a relatively drier period.

    Is April considered a prime time for visiting Khao Lak?

    April is indeed a prime time to vacation in Khao Lak, as it provides an excellent balance of warm seawater and pleasant evenings with a moderate chance of rainfall.

    Is the wind in Khao Lak during May disturbing for holidaymakers?

    In May, visitors to Khao Lak will contend with an average wind speed of a gentle 2 m/s, which is generally mild and unlikely to disrupt holiday plans.

    What is the expected humidity level in Khao Lak for the month of June?

    June in Khao Lak typically ushers in a humidity level of about 84 %, slightly higher than average.

    How much sunshine can I anticipate in Khao Lak during July?

    In July, you can expect a daily average of approximately 6 hours of sunshine in Khao Lak.

    How cool does it get at night in Khao Lak during August?

    August nights in Khao Lak typically offer a serene and moderate chill, with averages settling around 24 °C (75 °F).

    Does September in Khao Lak provide enough sunshine for beach activities?

    September's limited sunshine of 5 hours daily may constrain prolonged beach activities in Khao Lak.

    Is the October climate in Khao Lak conducive to outdoor excursions?

    While October's considerable rain at 23 days might pose a challenge, the increment in sunlit hours could facilitate brief outdoor excursions in Khao Lak.

    What can one expect regarding rainfall in November in Khao Lak?

    November is a transition month with moderate rainfall of 18 days, suggesting a mix of wet and dry periods in Khao Lak.

    How welcoming is the seawater for swimming in Khao Lak during December?

    December's inviting sea temperature of 28 °C (83 °F) in Khao Lak offers an idyllic setting for swimming enthusiasts.

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