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, here is 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 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Ko Tao, Thailand

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

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

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January

If you are traveling to Ko Tao in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

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

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March

Traveling to Ko Tao in March, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

If you vacation in Ko Tao during April, you might 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

If you are traveling to Ko Tao in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Ko Tao in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

In July, Ko Tao is constantly 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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August

August is really 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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September

Traveling to Ko Tao in September, 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).

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October

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

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November

If you go to Ko Tao in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

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

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