Krabi is home to a tropical climate and remains warm all year round. The monsoons are the wettest season in Krabi and is often the off season. The continuous rainfall and strong winds make it difficult to explore the city. The monsoon season is the off season in the city. The summers are hot and the winter season remains are cool and pleasant and boast some of the best weather to visit, making winter the peak season.
Summer (Mid-March to May) – The summer months are the hottest time of the year with day time temperatures rising to 33 degrees Celsius and the precipitation levels slowly increasing. The summer months are relatively less crowded and expensive when compared to the winter months with a calm constant weather. A major event that takes place during the summer months is Songkran Festival, the Thai New Year.
Monsoon (June to October) – The monsoon season is the off season in Krabi. The weather is humid and with the area experiencing high precipitation levels between 215 to 298mm. The winter crowds have not yet arrived at Krabi and the prices are at an all-time low. This is the best time to visit for someone who is looking to avoid the crowds, get discounted prices and spend some peaceful time relaxing.
Winter (November to Mid-March) – The winter season is the coolest season in Karbi. The weather remains pleasant and comfortable with day time temperatures fluctuating between 31 to 32 degrees Celsius. The city looks refreshing and rejuvenated after the monsoon showers and it is the best time to indulge in sightseeing, outdoor activities, water sports and exploration. The prices are high during the winter season and the area is bustling with crowds who come to Krabi to escape the winters. The winter months are the driest time of the year with low precipitation levels between 15 to 60mm.
The best time to visit Krabi is during the winter months. The weather remains cool, the precipitation levels are low and it is the best time to indulge yourself in the attractions, sights and activities. However, if you wish to avoid the seasonal crowds and peak season prices, the summer season is a good time to go.