Ko Pha-ngan, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Ko Pha-ngan, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Ko Pha-ngan, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Ko Pha-ngan, Thailand

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

Important essentials for Ko Pha-ngan, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ko Pha-ngan, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Ko Pha-ngan, Thailand by month

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January

If you visit Ko Pha-ngan during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

February here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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March

Traveling to Ko Pha-ngan in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

If you go to Ko Pha-ngan in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

Traveling to Ko Pha-ngan in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you visit Ko Pha-ngan during June, you may notice that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Ko Pha-ngan during July, you will probably notice that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you visit Ko Pha-ngan during August, you are likely to notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you visit Ko Pha-ngan during September, you may notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you visit Ko Pha-ngan during October, you will probably see that it is consistently hot. 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).

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November

If you go to Ko Pha-ngan in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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Activities for Ko Pha-ngan, Thailand

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Ko Pha-ngan.

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