One of the most common questions when it comes to holidays in Thailand is the best time to travel. This can not be answered for the whole of Thailand, as the weather can be very different depending on the region. In general, Koh Phangan can be visited all year round and weather forecasts for Koh Phangan are relatively reliable.
Often it will December to February named as the best travel time for Koh Phangan, but we can only agree with this to a limited extent. The temperatures are pleasant and at least in January and February it is usually dry, but there are also a lot of tourists on the island - not everyone's case. However, the Koh Phangan weather is also moderate and very pleasant in the months afterwards. So why not visit the island when it's a little quieter again? On the other hand, it should also be mentioned that some beaches are only suitable for swimming during this time and otherwise have very low water.
The Koh Phangan weather at a glance - Climate table Koh Phangan
Im October to November is the Rainy season Experience has shown that it is most noticeable that it rains several days in a row. Nevertheless, prolonged periods of bad weather are rare and the island can easily be explored even in these months. Due to the low season many places can be enjoyed even more relaxed and some Parties get a special flair only in the low season. So you can during the monsoon season For example, count on the Sramanora Waterfall Party to really take place at a waterfall!
Incidentally, a monsoon rain is also a real experience! Since the mostly short but heavy showers can be endured in a cozy restaurant without any problems, you should think about adequate sun protection rather than rain gear. Due to the short distance to the equator compared to Europe, the sun is particularly intense in these latitudes. This should be considered, especially if you arrive in the (German) winter! Not only should skin protection be considered, many Europeans are also prone to sunstroke! Ultimately everyone has to decide for themselves when the best time to travel to Koh Phangan is for him or her, in case of doubt the best way to find out is by trying different travel periods or simply staying longer on the island ...
Thailand travel time and climate Koh Phangan
The best travel time for Koh Phangan you can now probably choose for yourself.
The best travel time for Thailand in other regions varies - we have put together more information for you here: Our tips on travel time in Thailand
Koh Phangan weather forecast
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