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

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

When to go to Patong, Thailand

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

What to wear/what to pack for Patong, Thailand by month

January

If you vacation in Patong during January, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Patong can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Patong in March, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Patong can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Patong is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. 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), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Patong 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 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Patong in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Patong during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Patong during September, you are likely to find 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Patong can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Patong, with most of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is constantly hot. 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:

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

December

In December, Patong is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Patong, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Patong, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Patong, 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 Patong

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