Ao Nang, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Ao Nang, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Ao Nang, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Ao Nang, Thailand

Based on the climate and weather in Ao Nang, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Ao Nang, Thailand by month

January

If you are traveling to Ao Nang in January, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage

February

February in this region is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

March

If you vacation in Ao Nang during March, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

April

April in Ao Nang is unbearably hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals

May

Traveling to Ao Nang in May, you will notice that it is sweltering. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

June

June in Ao Nang is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

July

In July, Ao Nang is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Ao Nang, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses

August

August in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts

October

In October, Ao Nang is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Ao Nang, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

November

If you are traveling to Ao Nang in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

December

December in Ao Nang is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ao Nang, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ao Nang, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B, C and O
  • A SIM card that works in Ao Nang
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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