Phuket Weather in May

What's the weather like in Phuket (Phuket Province) in May 2023?

The climate in Phuket during May can be summarized as very hot, humid and very wet.

May is in the spring in Phuket and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 24°C (76°F) is normal.

Phuket weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 31.8°C 89.2°F
Nightly temperature 24.4°C 75.9°F
Average temperature 28.1°C 82.6°F
Daily sunshine 6.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 334 mm 13.2 ins
Rainy days 21 days
Sea temperature 30.2°C 86.3°F
Humidity 80%
Windspeed 6.1kph 4 mph

On average May is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Phuket with around 334mm 13.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Phuket

Phuket average temperature in May

May rainfall

Phuket average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Phuket average rain in May

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Phuket in May 2023.

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Phuket weather stats

Phuket weather statistics
Hottest month: April 32.9°C 91.2°F
Driest month: February 27mm 1.1ins
Sunniest month: February 9.8hrs
Coldest month: September 30.3°C 86.5°F
Wettest month: September 399mm 15.7ins
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