The best times to visit Krabi for ideal weather are

January 15th to March 11th

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


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    Weather in Krabi

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Krabi 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 5th 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 Krabi, the hottest months are April, March, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early April where highs are regularly around 94.6°F (34.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.2°F (22.3°C) at night.

    Krabi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Low

    Krabi 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.

    Krabi Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Krabi Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Krabi 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

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan89.679.670
    Feb93.381.369.4
    Mar9482.270.7
    Apr93.182.472
    May91.682.172.7
    Jun89.581.272.2
    Jul88.180.271.2
    Aug88.580.170.9
    Sep88.379.871.2
    Oct88.679.570.8
    Nov88.779.571.4
    Dec88.379.470.9

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan3226.421.1
    Feb34.127.420.8
    Mar34.427.921.5
    Apr33.92822.2
    May33.127.822.6
    Jun31.927.322.3
    Jul31.226.821.8
    Aug31.426.721.6
    Sep31.326.621.8
    Oct31.426.421.6
    Nov31.526.421.9
    Dec31.326.321.6


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Krabi are February, March, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late September with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of September 24th.

    When can you find snow in Krabi? 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

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

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan20%06
    Feb5%01.3
    Mar18%05.9
    Apr32%05.5
    May40%08
    Jun47%010.1
    Jul51%010.6
    Aug43%09.7
    Sep51%012.6
    Oct49%09.7
    Nov44%09.4
    Dec23%04.5

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan20015.2
    Feb503.3
    Mar18015
    Apr32014
    May40020.3
    Jun47025.7
    Jul51026.9
    Aug43024.6
    Sep51032
    Oct49024.6
    Nov44023.9
    Dec23011.4

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Krabi has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (65.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (83.3%).

    Wind in Krabi is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is December, followed by January and February. December’s average wind speed of around 2.9 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 6.7 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

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

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan2.8Barely noticeable6Light breeze
    Feb2.2Barely noticeable5.7Light breeze
    Mar1.8Barely noticeable5.7Light breeze
    Apr1.2Barely noticeable5.3Light breeze
    May1.1Barely noticeable5.2Light breeze
    Jun1.3Barely noticeable5.4Light breeze
    Jul1.1Barely noticeable5Light breeze
    Aug1.4Barely noticeable5.6Light breeze
    Sep1.5Barely noticeable6Light breeze
    Oct1.4Barely noticeable5.8Light breeze
    Nov2.1Barely noticeable5.8Light breeze
    Dec2.9Barely noticeable6.1Light breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan72.4%
    Feb65.4%
    Mar68.9%
    Apr75.8%
    May80.2%
    Jun82.1%
    Jul83.3%
    Aug82%
    Sep82.8%
    Oct83.3%
    Nov82.5%
    Dec77.8%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Krabi?

    Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Aug 21, 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 15, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Krabi, Thailand is January, followed by August and July. 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 Krabi in May. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

    Key
    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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 72.3 in May means 72.3% of the tourists vs. January.


    Overall Krabi Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.6°F (34.8°C) and 90.5°F (32.5°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 13 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Krabi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 86.9°F (30.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 13 to 15 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Krabi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.2°F (34.6°C) and 87.4°F (30.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 1 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

     

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