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

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

When to go to Ko Lipe, Thailand

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

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

January

January here is really 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:

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

February

If you go to Ko Lipe in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Ko Lipe is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Ko Lipe can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. 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:

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

May

If you go to Ko Lipe in May, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is constantly 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:

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

July

July in Ko Lipe can be sweltering 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:

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

August

Traveling to Ko Lipe in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is consistently hot and very 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:

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

October

October is constantly hot 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:

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

November

If you visit Ko Lipe during November, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat 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 (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Ko Lipe in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ko Lipe, 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 Lipe
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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