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23 AprLocal Time: 17:03 ICT UK Time: 11:03 BST
- Sunrise 06:06
- Sunset 18:30
- Moonrise 01:03
- Moonset 13:11
|Temp feels like:||95°F (35°C)|
|Length of Day:||11h 35m|
|Pressure:||29.71 " (1006 hpa)|
|Visiblity:||5 miles (8 km)|
Average for April: 84°F (29°C)
Weather Overview for Ko Samui
Ko Samui is a popular holiday destination off the east coast of Thailand. At 228 square km, Ko Samui is
Ko Samui’s climate is similar to the rest of Thailand. It is tropical with high temperatures, high humidity and high rainfall. The year is split into a wet and a dry season. It’s not hard to escape from the humidity at one of the island’s famed beaches.
Ko Samui, Thailand.
Across the year there is very little seasonal difference in temperatures with each month seeing daily highs of in the low 30’s and minimum temperatures of 23°C to 25°C. The ocean temperature stays at a bath-like 27°C for much of the year, so the only thing that really changes across the year is the rainfall - which varies quite dramatically! The wet season lasts from about May to December, with the remainder of the year being considerably drier. November is the wettest month by far, recording on average 302mm of precipitation across the month. September and October also see significant rainfall. January to April see a lot less rain. February is the driest month in the year, only recording 8mm of precipitation on average.
Fortunately, Ko Samui was unaffected by the 2004 tsunami which ravaged much of coastal
The island is circular and only about 15km across. The centre of the island is made up of an uninhabitable mountain jungle. The various lowland areas around the mountain and on the coast are connected together by a single road that rings the entire circumference of the island.
The island is famed for its rural beach communities with chilled-out atmospheres. It is a haven for those wanting to escape fast-paced city lives. However, in recent years the increasing number of tourists has largely replaced the beach bungalow lifestyle with thick crowds and megaresorts - though you can find places on the island where this is not the case.
There are many amazing beaches on the island with
Bang Rak is another popular beach which lies just two km east of Bhophut, known locally as the
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