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

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

When to go to Ko Maphrao, Thailand

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

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

January

January here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Ko Maphrao can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Ko Maphrao in March, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Ko Maphrao during April, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot and somewhat stormy. 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 (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Ko Maphrao 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 high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Ko Maphrao in August, you will notice that it is consistently 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:

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

September

September in Ko Maphrao is consistently hot. 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:

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

October

October is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Ko Maphrao is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Ko Maphrao in December, you will notice that it is consistently 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ko Maphrao, 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 Maphrao

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