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Welcome to Phuket Weather our look at the Phuket weather forecast.

The Phuket weather forecast 7 days which is updated daily and includes an audio file.

This page is set to help you to understand the typical Phuket Weather Forecast.

There are daily updates with audio, monthly updates, along Windguru Phuket charts.

It is filled with up to date information on the Phuket Weather Forecast. Typical rain seasons, best sunshine, winds from the West and winds from the East.

There is a month by month overview.

The Phuket weather forecast for the next 7 days.

A daily weather audio file, now you can listen to the days Phuket Weather.  


Considering Phuket Weather before visiting

1 When to go?

2 When is the best time to visit?

3 Is it safe to swim in the summer months?

4   What month is the best Phuket weather?

5 How do/can I read the Phuket Weather Forecast and wind Guru Phuket Charts?

Answer these questions and you will have a great vacation no matter when you travel.


Monday weather in Phuket


Swim where it is safe.

Follow the Lifeguards flags.

Don’t go in the water if RED flags are flying.

Don’t swim late at night.

Phuket Weather update to the end of the year.

The Meteorological Department predicts that this winter could and we emphasise COULD be colder than normal.

Our views at Phuket FM Radio is that current and up to date information is the best, see our Live Rain Radar HERE. In the meantime the predictions for cold fronts from China are expected later this month through February, with the coldest weather lasting from late December until mid-January.

The predictions are that Thailand Southern Region Phuket, 20-22 C. Nah we are not believing that. Let’s wait and see and stay up to date. 

Phuket Radar, Wind Direction and Forecast

There’s more on Phuket Radar HERE

Current Phuket Province Air Quality

This task might be regarded as daunting. However, with the right information at your disposal, you can easily learn all you need to about Phuket weather.

Making the right decision you won’t regret while planning your vacation.

Scroll down the page and read the month by month weather forecast predictions. See the Live radar, check out the wind Guru Phuket charts.

Familiarising yourself with the different seasonal changes and times they occur in Phuket while planning your vacation will help you a lot.

Next we feature this quarter, the next 3 months Phuket Weather Forecast.

Phuket Weather in October

The rain season is almost over as the Phuket weather in October begins to change.

Phuket Weather in October

Sail boats in Phuket


You will find Phuket to still be humid during the month of October. The average 27 degrees Celsius temperature may feel higher and stuffier.

Phuket in November What to expect

November marks the beginning of the high season. The weather echoes that sentiment and the skies begin to clear.

Phuket in November

Long tail boats on Patong Beach, Phuket


During November in Phuket this month isconsidered the official start of the high season, but rainfall can still be prominent in this month, particularly during the first two weeks. 

Phuket Weather December

The weather in Phuket during December showcases days filled with sunshine and little to no rain. The seas are calm, and it is the best time of the year to partake in Phuket’s abundant outdoor activities such as snorkelling, swimming, sea kayaking and sailing.


The best thing about Phuket Weather in December is……… the Phuket weather.

Phuket Weather Forecast 7 Days.

Below you will find daily weather predictions for current week. These are updated at least once per day. Just click on the day of the week and read an overview of the expected weather in Phuket for that day. You can also listen to that days weather. The Phuket weather forecast 7 days is a free service offered by Phuket FM Radio and can be heard live on air at 91.5 FM and 102.5 FM throughout the day. 

The Wind Guru Phuket Weather Forecast

Here is a LIVE chart presented by Winduru weather predictions for Phuket. You may also tune into Phuket Island radio online and get the latest weather updated every hour from our live radio presenters see more information.

Not sure how to read a windguru chart, no worries we have included an easy to follow instructions.

The current Phuket Weather Forecast from Windguru Phuket

How to read a WindGuru Weather Chart

Looking at the Windguru chart and from the top:

Wind Speed (knots) is the current wind speed measured in knots. It is approximately 1.852 KM/HR or 1.150 MPH.

Looking at Wind Gusts these exactly that what you may expect.

Direction arrows show the direction the wind is blowing.

The wave height is measured in metres.  Showing the average wave height at that time.

Wave period (s)  Is the time-frequency.

Shown Wave Direction is indicated by the arrow.

Temperature is given in (oC) 

Checking the Phuket Weather Forecast and when to go?

In truth, there is no bad time to visit Phuket – do your research and you’ll not likely be disappointed.

It is also nice for you to note that in other parts of the world it may snow or freeze, Phuket is tropical, it is always warm. The temperature generally stays between some nights to as low as 22 and 34 Celsius during the day, throughout Phuket Island.

When it comes to Phuket’s temperature and weather condition, the region owes its warm tropical temperature to its close proximity to the equator. The presence of warm waters straight from the Andaman Sea and the Indian Ocean. This makes the weather remain warm all year round with it most of the time hovering at an average of 28°C with the ocean breeze keeping everything cool.

Phuket weather can be described in a number of ways, hot, cool and low, high and low, high and green and a number of other suggestions for the “seasons”.

If you’re planning to visit soon below are the coming months. You can also read the weather predictions for the next 30 days and stay up to date.

Let’s focus on Two Seasons.

November to April and May to October. 

The typical tourist High Season is December through to April. The hottest months are February, March, April, usually no rain, the wind is consistent from the North East, sometimes a late thunderstorm.  There is little or no rain fall at this time. The odd thunderstorm usually helps to cool down the high temperature. There is, however, high humidity which combines with the high temperature can be uncomfortable. The humidity will keep on building up till April where you will experience the first serious thunderstorms in the region. 

The month of May can be indifferent as the wind and weather patterns change 180 degrees and the wind now comes from the west. Bringing with it a wet period and many high seas on the West Coast.

Phuket Weather Forecast

Swimmers need to take full notice of the lifeguards if they are going to the sea, far too many people don’t.

PLEASE be aware of the rougher seas during the months May to October.

Some beaches suffer from rip tide effects and will have a strong undertow (though they are usually well marked).

wind guru Phuket

It is not always safe to swim as the sea reacts to the weather.

Swimming for children in particular is probably not safe unless you seek protected waters on the bay side of the island. 

ASK before going in if the beach is not marked.

The summer months of May to October can be very pleasant, but do expect to see some rain in this period with September and October being the wettest.


Phuket does get rain and lots of wonderful tropical sunshine.

If you haven’t visited the tropics and you’re in Phuket when a tropical storm runs through boy oh boy will you experience some big rain drops? A torrential downpour like you have never seen, and then just like magic two hours later beautiful sunshine, every thing dries up and life goes on.

Here’s how Phuket compares to other areas of Thailand.

phuket weather forecast rainfall

READ more about Sea Conditions and Phuket Tide tables here 


Looking at the Phuket Weather when should you visit.

You’ll hear many opinions about the best time of year to visit Phuket but in fact, the truth is that it depends on you and what you like.

November to April

If you enjoy the nightlife and crowds, November to April is a good time to come. If you are a people watcher, it is also a fun time, sit on the beach. sip a beer and watch people walk by. Winter is also the time of year when the sea is much calmer and clearer during this season, which makes swimming in the ocean very safe and so perhaps better for scuba diving, snorkeling and swimming in the sea.

During the months of November to April, as Phuket is just in the Northern Hemisphere it is winter and many tourists from much colder Europe, Scandinavia and Russia visit. 

May to October

May to October many Australians and Kiwis here coming away from their winters to the Phuket summer. There is a round the year round Chinese tourist business and many other nationalities now coming to Phuket thanks to lower cost flights and an abundance of accommodation.

So the question should not be for the best time to visit Phuket but it should rather be “the best time you would want to visit Phuket”. So you see, the question is quite personal.is a list of quality hotels. 

If you’re looking for quality hotels check out our recommendations HERE. 

Read more about the Phuket Weather News

Phuket Weather in May 2020.

The weather in Phuket in May normally gradually falling daily high temperatures characterize the month of May.

Read more about the Phuket Weather this May You will find Weather Radar live here more Phuket weather forecast is updated daily. 

Phuket Weather in June

During in June should we should see the sweltering heat from April and May give way to more clement weather.

Phuket weather in July is it good?

The Phuket weather in July can be some of the best times to visit.

Phuket Weather in July

Sailboats on Chalong Bay, Phuket, Thailand


Read more about the Phuket Weather this July You will find Weather Radar live here Phuket weather forecast is updated daily. 

Phuket weather August a good time to visit?

Let’s share a small secret about Phuket Weather August

Phuket weather August

Chalong Bay Phuket Looking East


Phuket in the month of August, Read more HERE. August normally has great Wind Surfing, Kite Boarding and some awesome sailing.

September in Phuket

September in Phuket is typically the wettest month of the year.

September in Phuket

Typical small beach in Phuket, Thailand


Love to surf? Visit Phuket in September……… the Phuket weather.