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Phuket Weather in August ☀️🌧️

How is the weather in Phuket in August?

Phuket weather in August may see a little more rain than in July since it is the peak of the rainy season. Once again, the rainy season doesn’t mean it will rain every day or all day, visitors will be able to enjoy some sunny days, and the temperature in Phuket is not more comfortable than in the scorching previous months. Read more about Phuket weather

six senses yao noi beach

The sea and the swimming pools are warm all year round, about 30˚C, so swimming is always possible. However, remember that the ocean rip tides can be treacherous in August, and you should respect the red flags. Booking a hotel with a nice swimming pool is a great way to enjoy a good swim and a relaxed afternoon with a drink by the water.

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket on Bang Tao Beach

On the bright side, the island is more peaceful, has fewer traffic jams, and the beaches are all yours. The sea can be rough, so respect the flags and pick a hotel with a nice pool and a spa, and you will have a fantastic holiday.

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What to Do in Phuket in August?

With a 50-50 % chance of rain, we recommend enjoying the beach whenever the sun shines and keeping the island exploration for cloudy or even rainy days. The tours to the islands around Phuket normally run all year round and are only cancelled when the weather turns awful, which is rather rare. If you really want to see fantastic landscapes, Phang Nga Bay is even more beautiful with dramatic skies, and because immense limestone cliffs protect it, the sea is always calm! (no need for motion sickness medicine).

James Bond Island

Exploring Phuket Old Town can be done under any weather, the streets are beautiful, and there are many boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants in old heritage houses to take a break as you explore. Besides, the cooler temperatures make it more comfortable to walk around without sweating.

Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

And as always, spa treatments and shopping malls are the first places that come to mind to spend an occasional wet day. Just remember to call your hotel spa as soon as it rains if you wish to enjoy a treatment because many guests in your hotel will probably have the same idea!

the racha spa

Phuket averages for August

Phuket Weather in August

Phuket rain chart for August

Phuket rainfalls in August

Rainfalls and temperatures in August

🌡️ Average day temperature30.9°C
🌡️ Average night temperature27.8°C
☀️ Average sunny days10 days
☔ Average rainy days15 days
🌧️ Average rainfall286.8mm
💧 Average humidity79 %
🤿 Water temperature29.2°C

Timelapse of each day of August 2023

Phuket Weather in August Time Lapse


Phuket Live Weather

This live view of Patong Beach will give you a real idea of what the weather is like in Phuket.

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FAQs about Phuket Weather in August

  1. Q. What is the average temperature in August in Phuket?

    In August, the average temperature in Phuket is 30.9 °C (87.62°F) during the day and 27.8 °C (82.04°F) at night.

  2. Q. How many rainy days in August?

    In Phuket during August, the rain falls for 15 days, with an average rainfall of 286.8 mm.

  3. Q. What is the water temperature in August?

    In August, the average water temperature is 29.2°C (84.56°F).

  4. Q. What is the average length of a day in August in Phuket?

    The average length of a day in August in Phuket is 12.4h. The sunrise is around 6 am, and sunset is around 7 pm.

  5. Q. What should I pack for August weather in Phuket?

    Phuket is warm all year long, so pack very light as you will probably only wear t-shirts, skirts and short pants most of the days. You also can easily buy any clothing you may have forgotten at the local market. Maybe take an umbrella and a very light raincoat.

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Born in France a long long time ago, I started to travel the world early until I settled in Phuket in 1994. For the past 30 years, my passion for photography and my curiosity have taken me to every corner of Phuket, Bangkok and everywhere I could go in Thailand. My goal is to share my discoveries, photos and tips to help travellers plan their holidays by making Phuket 101 as easy as possible to use for everyone!