The weather chart below displays the monthly average weather conditions for Mai Khao, Thailand. The red line displays the day time maximum temperature and the blue line shows the night time minimum. The number of wet days per month that Mai Khao has is indicated by the bar chart.
The average weather for Mai Khao, Thailand
Mai Khao and Phuket are classified as having a hot tropical monsoon climate, which means that there are two very distinct seasons; a dry season and a wet season. The dry season is from late November until early April with the reminder of the year classified as the wet season.
The best time of year to visit Mai Khao and Phuket is between December through to March and this is classed as the height of the tourist season. The weather in Mai Khao during the tourist season is bright, hot but not to humid just the right conditions for an exotic beach holiday. The nights are refreshing as the temperature is lowered by a cooling evening sea breeze. There may be occasional rains but the showers are only brief and blue sky always follow. Sea temperatures of Mai Khao hover around 28°C all year round.
The flip side of all of this good weather is that Mai Khao experiences a very long and wet monsoon season that extends from May to October with September being the wettest month. The monsoon arrives from the south east and hits the Andaman coastline including Mai Khao weeks before mainland Thailand.
Do not visit Mai Khao or the west coast of Thailand during August through to October season, as the entire tourist industry shuts down while buffered by high winds and localised floods. For holidays between April to August consider the islands in the Gulf of Thailand which have a much later monsoon season.