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

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Traveling to Ko Tarutao, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Ko Tarutao, this is 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 Tarutao, Thailand

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

Important essentials for Ko Tarutao, Thailand

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

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

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January

Traveling to Ko Tarutao in January, you will notice that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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February

February in this region is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Ko Tarutao during March, you might find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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 regularly.

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April

April in Ko Tarutao can be very hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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May

May in Ko Tarutao is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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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June

If you vacation in Ko Tarutao during June, you may find that it can be very hot and somewhat 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

In July, Ko Tarutao is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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 Tarutao, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in Ko Tarutao is extremely hot and very rainy. 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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September

September in Ko Tarutao can be sweltering and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you visit Ko Tarutao during October, you will probably see that it is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 about two thirds of the time.

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November

In November, Ko Tarutao can be very hot and somewhat rainy. 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 Tarutao, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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December

December here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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Activities for Ko Tarutao, Thailand

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

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