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Climate of Phi Phi islands: when to go to the Phi Phi islands

The islands of the Phi Phi archipelago are located in southern Thailand about 7 degrees north of the equator, which is why they have a hot and humid tropical climate at monsoon. The climate of Phi Phi Island has a rainy season that begins in May and lasts until October. In these months the rains are very intense and there are averages of about 20 rainy days a month.

Between December and March the rains decrease drastically, on average it rains for 3 days a month. In this period there is the dry season, which is the best time for a trip to the islands. Over 2,200 mm of rain fall annually. September is the rainiest month, January and February are the driest months.

The temperatures remain constant throughout the year. The average maximum temperatures vary between 34 ° C and 30 ° C, and the average minimum temperatures between 24 ° C and 26 ° C.

Even the sea water temperature remains constant between 29 ° C and 27 ° C, making swimming in the sea excellent at any time of the year.


Due to the monsoon climate of Phi Phi Islands the best time for a trip to the Phi Phi Islands are the driest months between December and March.


PHI PHI (3 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 24 32 6
February 24 34 7
March 25 34 36
April 25 34 120
May 25 32 346
June 26 31 204
July 25 31 297
August 25 31 266
September 25 30 391
October 24 31 345
November 24 31 173
December 24 31 39
YEAR 2230

Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 27
February 28
March 28
April 29
May 29
June 29
July 28
August 28
September 28
October 28
November 28
December 27

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