Ko Chang, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Ko Chang, Thailand

Based on the climate and weather in Ko Chang, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Ko Chang, Thailand by month

January

Traveling to Ko Chang in January, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Ko Chang during February, you are likely to find that it is really hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Ko Chang is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Ko Chang during April, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Ko Chang is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Ko Chang in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very rainy. 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:

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

July

July in Ko Chang can be sweltering and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Ko Chang can be sweltering and very rainy. 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:

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

September

If you visit Ko Chang during September, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Ko Chang in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Ko Chang during December, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ko Chang, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ko Chang, 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 Ko Chang
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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