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Weather in Phuket in January

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temperature
Temp

28° C

average

rain
Rain

48 mm

per month

sun
Sun

34 %

chance

humidity
Humidity

73 %

average

What’s the weather like in Phuket in January?

January is one of the best months to visit Phuket, as the weather is generally sunny and warm, making it an ideal time for outdoor activities and beach trips. The island experiences a tropical monsoon climate, with January falling into the dry season.

Average daily temperatures

In January, Phuket enjoys warm temperatures with an average high of around 32°C (90°F). The evenings and early mornings are slightly cooler, with average lows of 23°C (73°F). The sea temperature is pleasant, averaging around 28°C (82°F), perfect for swimming and water sports.

Sunshine and rainfall

Phuket experiences plenty of sunshine in January, with an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day. The days are generally clear and bright, offering ample opportunities for sunbathing and outdoor adventures.

The dry season brings limited rainfall to Phuket in January, with an average of only 38mm of rainfall spread over around 6 days of the month. The rain showers are usually short-lived and occur mostly in the late afternoons or evenings. Therefore, visitors can expect plenty of dry and sunny days during their stay in Phuket.

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