Khao Lak Weather August Averages, Thailand

    • Temperature Temperature 29°C 84°F
    • High Temperature High Temperature 32°C 90°F
    • Low Temperature Low Temperature 25°C 77°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 6 hours
    • Rainfall Rainfall 314 mm
    • Rainfall Days Rainfall Days 22 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 28°C 82°F

    Khao Lak Weather for August 2021

    Khao Lak in Thailand enjoys similar weather to that of Ko Lipe in August. Average high temperatures peak at 32°C and are more commonly 29°C which is ideal for soaking up the sun by the beach or the pool. If you do decide to top up your tan, try and stay out of the sunshine during the hottest part of the day in order to avoid sunburn and heatstroke. Average low temperatures are more like 25°C and you may be lucky and experience a welcome and cooling breeze.

    Khao Lak experiences around 22 rainy days in August with 314mm of precipitation, making it a wetter month than previous ones, but not as wet as October will be.

    There are 6 hours of lovely sunshine per day in August so plenty of time to enjoy all the resort has to offer. The beaches are highly recommended and a swim in the warm waters will suit most travellers. 

    Families and couples looking for somewhere to stay during their holiday in Khao Lak should consider the Baan Krating Khao Lak. Nestled in a tall cliff, the complex offers fantastic views across the resort and is found close to many shops, bars and restaurants. This charming, boutique village is secluded and private, just one hour from Phuket Intl Airport. Relaxing facilities include a refreshing swimming pool, Spa Pamper, Wana Dalah restaurant and Wana Beach Bar. Nearby adventures include the Sicilian Islands, Phang Nga Bay, and Buddhist caves. Couples can find enjoy a Thai or Western Wedding on the romantic beach. Guest rooms include 14 deluxe rooms and 18 pavilion rooms, ranging from 27- to 40-sq metres.

    When it comes to accommodation, The Andamania Beach Resort is ideal for families and couples looking for somewhere to stay during their holiday in Khao Lak. Enjoying a wonderful beachfront location, this complex features a swimming pool, pool bar, internet, Thai massages and a game room. Located just one hour from the international airport, the Thai/Bali-style resort features private access to the sandy beach and Khuk Khak Bay. Each one of its 51 guest residences include A/C, minibar, private terrace, satellite TV, fridge, safe and bathtub. Available excursions include trekking, elephant riding, snorkelling, scuba, canoe, and golf. 

    Situated between Khao Lak and Bang Sak, you'll find a wonderful collection of sandy coastal trails, many of which will lead to you deserted beaches. These trails are perfect for exploring on foot or you can even rent a motorcycle zip along them with the wind in your hair.

    Khuk Khak Beach is wide and long, with a few lagoons and rivers here and there. It's a quiet beach with just a handful of restaurants, supermarkets and massage huts. Another great spot is South Beach, with its shady casuarina trees and tropical flora. It's a quiet beach spot with massage huts here and there. Here you'll find only a handful of hotels: Merlin, Emerald, Diamond and The Briza Hotel.

    La On Village on Khao Lak is popular with the modern crowd. Try 9 Restaurant & Bar (Central La On), which serves three meals a day in a quiet and classy atmosphere. Or the wildly popular Muan Lai (Highway 4 between Khao Lak Beach and La On Village), a bright, yellow restaurant specialising in north-eastern Thai cuisinerilled meats adorned in sticky rice and spicy sauces. Chong-Fah Seafood (Bang Niang Beach) is a simple yet delightful restaurant with dining pavilions and wooden furniture. They serve traditional Thai seafood dishes from 8 to 22 right off the Bang Niang Beach.

    If you're ever tired of run of the mill Thai food, try O'Connor's Irish Pub (Northern La On, Opposite Chusak Clinic), a German-run Irish waterhole that serves Korean barbecue and a selection of single malt whiskies. The atmosphere here is fun, chaotic and livelyheck the schedule for live music or even Thai cooking classes. 

    HM The Queen's Birthday is one of the biggest events celebrated by the locals in August, when the Thai people throw parties with a royal theme.

    Thailand is one of the best locations in the world for diving and snorkelling. Wicked Diving offers a huge range of packages, all of which are environmentally friendly and respect the marine life. With such a great selection of itineraries on offer, there is something for everyone to enjoy from professional divers to complete amateurs.

    The Old Takua Pa Sunday market is a fantastic place to visit to enjoy a spot of lunch or a snack. Located several kilometres north of the resort, this market is lined by colourful buildings which provide many photo opportunities.

    Golfers will be happy to hear that there is a number of greens in Khao Lak. Tublamu Royal Navy Golf Course is one of the best 18-hole courses and is situated a short distance south of the resort. Because it's located in one of the region's most stunning bays, the course boasts fantastic coastal vistas on one side and incredible woodland landscapes on the other.

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