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Best time to visit the Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

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The best time to visit Phi Phi Islands is February-April

Phi Phi Islands is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, February-April is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Phi Phi Islands can rise to a maximum of 35℃ (95℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 23℃ (74℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 22℃ (71℉).

The days are longest in Phi Phi Islands in March, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Phi Phi Islands usually falls during the months surrounding October each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Phi Phi Islands are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

March

Phi Phi Islands seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Phi Phi Islands as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Phi Phi Islands is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Phi Phi Islands

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Phi Phi Islands for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Phi Phi Islands climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Phi Phi Islands for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Phi Phi Islands in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 80mm (3") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Phi Phi Islands in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Phi Phi Islands in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 96mm (4") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Phi Phi Islands in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 131mm (5") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Phi Phi Islands in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 127mm (5") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Phi Phi Islands in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 142mm (6") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Phi Phi Islands in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 136mm (5") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Phi Phi Islands in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 140mm (6") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Phi Phi Islands in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 146mm (6") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Phi Phi Islands in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 208mm (8") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Phi Phi Islands in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 189mm (7") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Phi Phi Islands in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 116mm (5") over 22 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Phi Phi Islands in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Phi Phi Islands is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Phi Phi Islands is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Phi Phi Islands is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Phi Phi Islands, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in March are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

Phi Phi Islands map