Ko Pha-ngan, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Ko Pha-ngan during February, 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Ko Pha-ngan is really 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:

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

April

If you visit Ko Pha-ngan during April, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Ko Pha-ngan is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Ko Pha-ngan is really 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:

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

August

If you vacation in Ko Pha-ngan during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Ko Pha-ngan during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B, C and O
  • A SIM card that works in Ko Pha-ngan
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch

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