PHU QUOC WEATHER & CLIMATE INFORMATION FOR TRAVELING


24 Jan 2021

The Phu Quoc weather is cool all year round thanks to its special location - located deep in the Gulf of Thailand, surrounded by the sea. So, when is the best weather to visit this island? Let’s check it out!

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Weather in Phu Quoc
Source: Tony Pham

I - Overview of Phu Quoc climate

1 - Phu Quoc weather yearly

Phu Quoc Island is located at 9°53′ to 10°28′ north latitude and 103°49′ to 104°05′ east longitude, the weather is characterized by the savanna tropical climate & monsoon creating 2 distinctive seasons (rainy & dry season). The average temperature ranges between 25-28°C, the weather is quite pleasant and favorable for traveling nearly all year round. 

2 - The weather forecast

To check the daily weather condition, or Phu Quoc weather forecast 14 days or the weather forecast monthly and daily, please check out at Accuweather website. 

Nicest beaches in Phu Quoc 

II - Phu Quoc weather monthly 

1 - Dry season in Phu Quoc island

The dry season in Phu Quoc starts from November this year to April next year. The dry season is characterized by low rainfall, longer sunny days, and low humidity (about 73 - 80%). The average temperature is from 26 - 28°C. The highest temperature is 32°C in March & the lowest temperature is 22°C in January. 

Phu Quoc weather is so nice in the dry season. This is the best time for sightseeing and immersing in beach activities. The best things to do in Phu Quoc are: diving deep into the sea to the coral reefs, swimming & surfing, squid fishing or exploring islands, and visiting the national park.

Dry season is an ideal time for diving in Phu Quoc


Dry season Phu Quoc weather

Phu Quoc dry season (Source: Tony Pham)

This is the high season of tourism, you should consider the travel services and should-visit attractions in Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc weather in detail of temperature & rainfall information from November to April as below:

 

Month

Temperature - Rainfall

Features

11

26.7oC - 169mm

Nice weather, fresh seafood

12

26.7oC - 59mm

Nice weather

01

25.6oC - 34mm

Dry weather, jellyfish season.

02

26.6oC - 29mm

The right time to sunbathe

03

27.6oC - 54mm

The right time to sunbathe

04

28.4oC - 149mm

The weather is stable, it's cloudy

2 - Phu Quoc island weather in the rainy season 

The rainy season lasts from May to November. High rainfall & high humidity are the main characteristics of weather in the rainy season. 

The average rainfall: 387 - 546mm/month & the humidity:  85 - 90%. This time, due to the impacts of the southwest monsoon, the sea is featured by high waves & strong wind, making it a suitable condition for surfing & fish catching.  

Interesting things to do in Phu Quoc

Visiting Phu Quoc this season, you can experience the good prices of services and enjoy the beauty of a less-touristy island. 

Phu Quoc island weather in rainy season

Rainy season of Phu Quoc (Source: Torbjorn Sandbakk)

To have a great trip to this island, tourists should pay more attention to the Phu Quoc weather forecast. Phu Quoc island is less affected by storms than Central or Northern Vietnam, but in the rainy season, sometimes the weather is affected by small storms & tropical depressions. 

Please remember to take a raincoat & umbrella, and check the Phu Quoc weather forecast & information before traveling. 

 

Month

Temperature - Rainfall

Features

05

28.4oC - 289mm

Small rains

06

27.8oC - 413mm

More rain, the water in the East is muddy

07

27.5oC - 418mm

Time to wait for the rainbow after rain and sunset

08

27.3oC - 546mm

A lot of rain and rough seas

09

27oC - 473mm

Heavy rain and rough seas

10

26.7oC - 387mm

The sea is calm, the rainfall is decreasing

 

Phu Quoc weather October & November is so nice to start a trip. The best time to travel to Phu Quoc island is from November to March when there is less rain and more sunshine.

Weather in Phu Quoc island

Phu Quoc Island (Source: Lewis)

The Phu Quoc weather is quite nice and pleasant in both rain & dry season, creating the suitable condition for visiting this beautiful island all year round. Do remember to check the weather forecast Phu Quoc on some weather apps such as Accuweather to get and update more helpful information. Visiting this beautiful island, you should not miss out: Phu Quoc national park, amusement parks, fishing villages, long sandy beaches, and pristine islets.

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