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

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

When to go to Rawai, Thailand

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

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

January

January in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Rawai during February, you are likely to find that it is sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 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:

  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

March

Traveling to Rawai in March, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat

April

Traveling to Rawai in April, you will notice that it is sweltering and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage

May

In May, Rawai can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Rawai, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Rawai in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot. 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:

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

July

In July, Rawai is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 Rawai, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Rawai in August, you will notice that it is consistently 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:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Rawai during October, you are likely to find that it can be very 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:

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

November

If you visit Rawai during November, you are likely to 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 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Rawai in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Rawai, 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 Rawai
  • Appropriate museum wear

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