Climate

Phuket sunny beachesPhuket has an Asian tropical climate and weather condition. Phuket enjoys a very good mild hot climate or weather all over the year.
Phuket climate has three seasons (others say only two) :

  • Rainy season
  • Cool season
  • Hot season

Phuket weather is good all year around. If you live in Phuket for a year, then you can easily realize that the weather is generally good and pleasant.

There are many sunny days throughout the rainy season too. Since it is warm rain, temperatures do not differ that much between the three seasons. It is quite pleasant to sit under an umbrella, and see the rain cooling the dry lands and smell that special newly wet grass.

Rainy season in Phuket

Rainy season starts in Jun and ends around mid-October. Temperatures during the rainy season range from 27c to 32c. The Monsoon rainy season in Phuket doesn’t resemble the monsoon seasons in India or Sri Lanka. Even in the rainy season, the sun still shines many days during the month.
Except for the month of June, it usually rains 2-3 days a week, and mostly during the nights.
Heavy rain is almost always followed by sunny days in Phuket. Local people like rainy and mild cool seasons.

Very mild cool season or weather in Phuket

Starts mid-October and ends around mid-March. Temperatures range from 25c to 32c.
That’s the “high” season in Phuket. Blue sunny sky nearly daily, especially from the end of December to mid-March.

Hot weather Phuket

In the middle of March temperatures start to climb. It can reach as high as 37c. But there are always a breeze and evenings are always cool. So you don’t feel really hot unless you walk under the blazing sun.