Khao Sok National Park, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Khao Sok National Park, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Khao Sok National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

Based on the climate and weather in Khao Sok National Park, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Khao Sok National Park, Thailand by month

January

If you are traveling to Khao Sok National Park in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

February

February in this region is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof luggage

March

March in Khao Sok National Park is scorchingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light dresses

April

April here is sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

May

May in this region can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

June in Khao Sok National Park can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses

July

July in Khao Sok National Park can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

August

In August, Khao Sok National Park can be very 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 Khao Sok National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

September

If you go to Khao Sok National Park in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

October

October in Khao Sok National Park is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

November

In November, Khao Sok National Park is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Khao Sok National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

December

If you are traveling to Khao Sok National Park in December, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Khao Sok National Park, 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 Khao Sok National Park
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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