Phuket Weather - What is Phuket's weather like?
hot and humid throughout the year. The high season is generally considered
to be from November to May. During the summer monsoon season, mornings and
afternoons are still sunny and clear, but it tends to rain in the evenings
and water clarity goes down. Locals consider May to October the "cool"
season, and the weather is quite tolerable, much more so than in the
tourism centers around the Gulf coast. It's comparable to Florida's summer
weather in temperature and intensity of rain storms: 25-33 deg C, flying
clouds, short and thunderous rainfalls in the afternoons and evenings.
the season, surfing is possible off the western beaches.
Particularly in the rainy season, there are strong currents on many of the
beaches and drownings are not uncommon. Heed the warning flags on popular
beaches and play it safe if off the beaten track. The more popular
tourist beaches will have life guards who will warn you away from
dangerous areas (usually) and red flags will be posted when swimming is
not allowed. Pay attention and look out for yourself if the see
Below is a detailed
weather review from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric
Administration in the United States. The weather is for Phuket, but
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