Phuket Town, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Phuket Town, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Phuket Town, 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 Phuket Town, Thailand

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

Important essentials for Phuket Town, Thailand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Phuket Town, Thailand by month

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January

January in Phuket Town can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Phuket Town is a scorcher. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Phuket Town is a scorcher. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you visit Phuket Town during April, you will probably see that it is blindingly hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you go to Phuket Town in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Phuket Town is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Phuket Town is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Phuket Town in September, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you visit Phuket Town during October, you might notice 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Phuket Town is consistently hot. 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:

If you go to a temple, such as Jui Tui and Put Jaw Temples, wear:

If you visit the Phuket Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Phuket Town, Thailand

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Phuket Town.

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