November traditionally marks the start of the high season the Phuket Weather in November is outlined below, including what to expect as the Island moves from Low Season to High Season, air temperature increases, average water temperature is up minimum daytime temperatures improve to 28 c and general the weather in Phuket is better.
This article covers all the points above and also details Phuket in November Tides, Wind and Sea conditions.
November is all about romance as we celebrate Loy Krathong and share times with loved ones.
As we have moved from October into November this usually marks the end of the South Westerly winds. At the start of this November, we have seen a lot of stormy weather and an exceptional amount of rain.
This rain is much needed and welcomed even though it can be inconvenient for tourists. The wind normally changes and comes from the North East. Light cool breezes can be expected later in the month and at this time and the Sea whilst still warm will be a lot cooler.
Phuket island is once again brought to life by tourists, visitors and travellers searching for the perfect sun-kissed tropical island getaway below we have some ideas on things to do in and around Phuket.
Phuket Weather in November reciprocates by offering uploads of sunshine, colourful sunsets, calm seas and pleasant days.
Although there can be occasional showers and thunderstorms in November, the winds from the Northeast bring little in the way of rain.
Thailand and Phuket are busy from November to March. The official High Season. The average temperature is pleasant (between 25 and 30 degrees), and there is an average rainfall of around 178 mm this month. You could expect around 16 rainy days. It gets hotter as we move towards March and June, with April and May usually the hottest months. The temperature can then rise to 40 degrees and humidity high until a thunderstorm runs through this tropical destination and clears the air.
Sea and Phuket tide Conditions
Sea conditions and the Phuket in November can be deceptive, so do take care.
If you are on the beaches DO take note of the Lifeguard flags.
The average sea temperature in Phuket during the month of November is nearly 30 degrees Celsius.
This makes for warm seas, 29c but even so, jumping into the water is a refreshing break from the sun!
Phuket in November is about as perfect as the weather can get.
It is safe to say that tourists, visitors and travellers can leave their raincoats and umbrellas at home.
The weather in Phuket and November Phuket can be humid during the month of November in Phuket, but the humidity isn’t considered oppressive. Most days, the weather can feel muggy, and the average humidity is in the 70’s with a minimum temperature of 27C, and if you are a tourist, visitor or traveller not used to this sort of Phuket weather, you will find that you sweat much more than at home.
Do take appropriate measures to remain hydrated and drink lots of water; carrying a handkerchief or small towel may come in handy, the average weather conditions such as average humidity, average sea temperature and estimated rainy days are just AVERAGES.
This weather in Phuket normally signals the end of the low season and the start of the high season or sometimes called the dry season. In other words, the weather in Phuket is changeable, rain falls less and the number of sunny days along with the air temperature improves.
Phuket Weather in November average sunshine days
Most days in the month of November are constant and average at least 7 hours of sunshine per day.
These long days in Phuket allow tourists, visitors and travellers to laze about on the island’s idyllic beaches and enjoy ample time in the warm sea.
Sunsets in Phuket in November are normally spectacular, and there are a variety of stunning locations to enjoy a refreshing drink while the sun goes down. Be prepared with your camera, as the hues of orange, pink, purple and red provide idyllic snapshots that will only enhance your holiday memories.
Long days filled with sunshine, warm temperatures, and awesome sunsets enable tourists, visitors and travellers to really get out and explore the island and enjoy its pristine beaches, lush greenery and famous tourist destinations and hot spots.
Each morning we update the daily weather.
It is available below and has an audio file along with that day’s updates and forecast.
November is a perfect month to holiday in Phuket.
Even though November marks the start of the dry season, the island is neither overcrowded nor extremely busy. The weather is warm, the seas calm, and the days long and pleasant.
One of my favourite times of the year, Phuket in November is not packed with tourists. Phuket Vegetarian Festival has been put away, Loy Krathong is here and the island starts to get ready for Christmas and the busy season.
This is a great time to visit some of the Phuket Islands.
Or, even venture into Krabi and perhaps the Khao Sok National Park for a night or two.
The Phuket temples are not so hot or crowded at this time.
Definitely, find time to visit Wat Chalong temple. Pictured on the left.
The weather in Phuket during November nights is cooler than in the summer months and you can expect to get a decent night’s sleep if you’re staying somewhere quiet.
Thinking of travelling to Phuket in November? Check out the hotels’ page and some of our superb resorts that cater for direct bookings.
A perfect luxury resort at Kamala is Andara Resort. Situated on the main West Coast road from Patong to Kamala with a stunning view over Kamala Beach.