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

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

When to go to Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Ko Phi Phi in January, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Ko Phi Phi during February, you are likely to find that it is consistently 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Ko Phi Phi during March, you are likely to find that it is really hot. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Ko Phi Phi can be sweltering. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Ko Phi Phi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Ko Phi Phi is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Ko Phi Phi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Ko Phi Phi in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. 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:

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

August

In August, Ko Phi Phi is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Ko Phi Phi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Ko Phi Phi in September, you will notice that it can be very 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:

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

October

October in Ko Phi Phi can be very 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:

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

November

November in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 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
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

December

If you are traveling to Ko Phi Phi 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 high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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