Weather in Koh Phangan for the Full Moon Party
Koh Phangan island is located in Southern Thailand and best-known as the home of popular Full Moon Party. The Full Moon Party takes place all around the year, so it’s important to understand the weather in Koh Phangan. Depending on the time of year, your experience may vary a bit. No matter what time of year you visit, you’ll want to book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoid last minute high prices or low availability.
Weather in Koh Phangan
To get a better understanding of the best times to visit Koh Phangan, we’ll introduce the weather, climate, and conditions of Koh Phangan in this article for you.
Paradise like temperatures
Koh Phangan is warm travel destination all around the year, and this is one reason it is such a great place to hold the Full Moon Party. Visitors will never freeze because even at night time, the temperatures don’t get lower than 20°C. Day temperatures are usually close or even over 30°C. You should pack only light clothes but be aware that night time can get chilly if it is a windy day.
Seasons: dry & wet
Even if the temperature doesn’t change a lot during the year, there are big differences in the weather when you compare the two Thailand seasons. Like the names tell you there is a season of rain and season of almost no rain. Springtime weather is usually quite dry but the real dry season is during Summer. If there is rain during the dry season, it will only last for a short time.
The last months of the year are the so-called wet season. The Full Moon Party takes place rain or shine, and you really can’t go wrong no matter what time of year you visit. You’ll be surrounded by other travelers who are also looking to have a good time.
When to visit?
February to April is usually the most recommended to for visiting because of the great weather in Koh Phangan. However, it is also the most touristy season. At this time of the year, there is almost no rain and the temperatures aren’t too high but also not too low. October to November is normally rainy season while summer months are very dry.
Another good time to visit Koh Phangan is after summer but before the rainy season at autumn. Visiting outside of the peak season is good if you don’t want to deal with really large crowds. It will also be a lot cheaper.
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Plan your trip
Check out the Full Moon Party travel guide to start planning your trip and learn more about accommodation here.
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