The best times to visit Ko Mak for ideal weather are

December 10th to February 18th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Ko Mak Travel Info

Weather in Ko Mak

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ko Mak vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 7th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Ko Mak, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 92.3°F (33.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.1°F (25.1°C) at night.

Ko Mak Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ko Mak Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Ko Mak Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ko Mak Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ko Mak Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 89.5 80.1 71.6
Feb 89.4 81.3 73.5
Mar 90.7 82.7 75.5
Apr 91.8 83.3 76.5
May 91 83.2 76.5
Jun 89 82 76.1
Jul 87.5 80.9 75.3
Aug 87.9 81.2 75.7
Sep 87.6 80.6 75.3
Oct 89.5 80.9 74.7
Nov 91.1 82 74.5
Dec 90.5 81.2 72.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.9 26.7 22
Feb 31.9 27.4 23.1
Mar 32.6 28.2 24.2
Apr 33.2 28.5 24.7
May 32.8 28.4 24.7
Jun 31.7 27.8 24.5
Jul 30.8 27.2 24.1
Aug 31.1 27.3 24.3
Sep 30.9 27 24.1
Oct 31.9 27.2 23.7
Nov 32.8 27.8 23.6
Dec 32.5 27.3 22.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ko Mak are December, January, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid December. For example, on the week of December 17th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid September with an average of 6 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.

When can you find snow in Ko Mak? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ko Mak.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ko Mak (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 0 2
Feb 14% 0 3.2
Mar 26% 0 5.7
Apr 39% 0 9.1
May 55% 0 16
Jun 72% 0 29
Jul 76% 0 39.7
Aug 71% 0 28.7
Sep 76% 0 43.6
Oct 54% 0 16
Nov 24% 0 5.7
Dec 7% 0 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 5.1
Feb 14 0 8.1
Mar 26 0 14.5
Apr 39 0 23.1
May 55 0 40.6
Jun 72 0 73.7
Jul 76 0 100.8
Aug 71 0 72.9
Sep 76 0 110.7
Oct 54 0 40.6
Nov 24 0 14.5
Dec 7 0 3.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Ko Mak has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (64% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (84.7%).

Wind in Ko Mak is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 2.8 knots (3.3 MPH or 5.3 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 6.4 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ko Mak.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Feb 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.2 Light breeze
Mar 2.3 Barely noticeable 4.2 Light breeze
Apr 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
May 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Jun 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Jul 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Aug 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Sep 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Oct 2.6 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Nov 2.6 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Dec 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.6%
Feb 72.6%
Mar 74.2%
Apr 76.3%
May 79.5%
Jun 83%
Jul 84.2%
Aug 84%
Sep 84.7%
Oct 81%
Nov 70.6%
Dec 64%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ko Mak?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Thailand; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ko Mak, Thailand is January, followed by July and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Ko Mak in August. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 70.5 in August means 70.5% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Ko Mak Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.3°F (33.5°C) and 90.1°F (32.3°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 17 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 22 to 24 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Ko Mak, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.4°F (33°C) and 87°F (30.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 7 to 23 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Ko Mak to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 89.1°F (31.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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