Ko Samet, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ko Samet, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Ko Samet, this article contains 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 Samet, Thailand

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

Important essentials for Ko Samet, Thailand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January here can be very hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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February

February can be sweltering and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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March

If you visit Ko Samet during March, you are likely to notice that it is really hot and somewhat hazy. 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). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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April

If you vacation in Ko Samet during April, you are likely to notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

May can be sweltering, extremely rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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June

If you are traveling to Ko Samet in June, you will notice that it is really hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain almost every day. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

Traveling to Ko Samet in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain almost every day. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you visit Ko Samet during August, you may notice that it is consistently hot and extremely rainy. 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). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain nearly every day this month.

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September

September is really hot, extremely rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains nearly every day this month.

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October

October in this region is constantly hot, very rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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November

If you vacation in Ko Samet during November, you may notice that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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December

If you go to Ko Samet in December, you will notice that it is really hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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