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Asia > Thailand > Krabi > Useful Info
Submitted on Jun 21, 2018 Useful Info

Best and "worst" time to visit Krabi

It all depends on what you consider as "best" or "worst". According to my research:

  • Weather-wise, the most ideal time is late January - March. You get calm, glassy seas; clear blue skies; moderate temperatures; and only a tiny chance of shower burst
  • Peak season is December - February especially during Christmas and Chinese New Year (Note that the date changes every year according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, just generally it falls in January or February)
  • Slow season is May, June, September, October the island can be deserted
  • It's the Rain season where the weather is not really predicable. You could get 1 hr rain a day, or no rain at all, or straight rainy days that don't seem to end
  • It's also the Green season where the scenery is lush and great for outdoors (on non-raining days)
  • If you want to do island hoping, make sure to double check on weather and schedule, sometimes the boats can not leave shore
  • If your objective is outdoor only, mind that there are not many covered attractions in Krabi
  • Be sure to pack a rain jacket

Ps: I found this website quite helpful when it comes to planning