Travelers Question: When to Visit Koh Phangan to Explore All Attractions?

Koh Phangan

Koh Samui and Koh Phangan are the traveler’s choice Place in the Gulf of Thailand. For a lot of people, Koh Phangan is famous for the Full Moon Festival which is held in Haad Rin every month. In short, you have got one idea when to visit Koh Phangan. Yes exactly, when the moon is on its full shine. But today, we share detailed information on when to explore Koh Phangan attractions so you will not face any critical situation while traveling around the Koh Phangan.

Read Also: What is a Right Time to Visit Koh Samui, Thailand?

Koh Phangan Weather:

The Koh Phangan is an island where the temperature lies in between 25 to 34 degree Celsius means, you can visit the place any time in we consider temperature only. The temperature is suitable for all the tourists around the world. Lots of sunshine, occasional showers and high humidity makes this place suitable for all. An average rain during a year is around 1,800 millimeter, 450 millimeter in November (Highest) and 34 millimeter in February (Lowest).

The Weather Seasons in Koh Phangan:

The weather in Koh Phangan is constant during the whole year but if we divide them into 3 seasons; here are listed below:

Mid-December to April (Dry Season): The environment is dry & cool mostly.

May to September (Hot Season): The weather is hot and temperature reaches 35 – 40 degree Celsius. It may become stormy occasionally.

October to mid-December (Rainy Season): There can be a windy monsoon and heavy rains sometime. Not suitable for travelers mostly.

The climate in Koh Phangan:

Koh Phangan is a located nearer to the equator and that’s why the climate is tropical. If I conclude, the best time to visit this pleasurable island is from January month to August month when the weather is suitable for tourists. Same like other islands, the weather on Koh Phangan can be uncertain means on the one corner, you can easily do beach activities under the sky while on another corner; you need to get shelter due to a scattered thunderstorm.

If you want to go for tan under the sun rays, you must know that the sun is extremely strong sometimes. So, discuss with the locals first and then go for it. Even on the cloudy days, your skin can be burned due to strong sun rays.


The distance between Koh Phangan and Koh Samui is just 15 kilometers means you can travel from one to another easily via ferry services and explore both places within just one vacation. So, wait for the right time and take a flight to Koh Phangan. Various sandbars, resorts and beaches are waiting for you.

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