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

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Traveling to Ko Tao, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Ko Tao, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Tao, Thailand

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

Important essentials for Ko Tao, Thailand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • 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).

  • 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 Tao, Thailand by month

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January

Traveling to Ko Tao in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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March

If you vacation in Ko Tao during March, you might notice that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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April

If you vacation in Ko Tao during April, you will probably find that it can be very 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

In May, Ko Tao is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Ko Tao, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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June

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

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July

July in Ko Tao 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).

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August

In August, Ko Tao is consistently 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 Tao, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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September

In September, Ko Tao is extremely 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 Tao, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October in Ko Tao is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November here is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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December

If you visit Ko Tao during December, you will probably notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s 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 about half of the time.

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Activities for Ko Tao, Thailand

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

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