THE WEATHER IN PHU QUOC VIETNAM

The weather in Phu Quoc island district is cool all year round thanks to its special location - located deep in the Gulf of Thailand, surrounded by the sea. The entire island district has about 22 different large and small islands with rich fauna, flora and marine life, especially beautiful coral reefs and pristine islands such as Thom island, Dam island, Mong Tay island, …

Table Contents
  • I - Weather in Phu Quoc island overview
  • 1 - Characteristic of weather all year round in Phu Quoc
  • 2 - Weather forecast for today and the next 14 days in Phu Quoc
  • II - Phu Quoc weather monthly 
  • 1 - Dry season in Phu Quoc
  • 2 - Phu Quoc island weather in rainy season 
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Weather in Phu Quoc title
Source: Tony Pham

I - Weather in Phu Quoc island overview

1 - Characteristic of weather all year round in Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc Island is located at 9°53′ to 10°28′ north latitude and 103°49′ to 104°05′ east longitude, so it possesses the marine features of the savanna tropical climate such as: two distinct rainy and dry seasons, low rainfall in dry months, low humidity and only 30mm/month at peak. The average daily temperature is from 25 - 28°C, the weather in Phu Quoc is relatively cool, sunny, and suitable for marine tourism, exploration or outdoor activities.

2 - Weather forecast for today and the next 14 days in Phu Quoc

For Phu Quoc weather forecast 14 days or the weather forecast monthly and daily, please visit www.accuweather.com/en

II - Phu Quoc weather monthly 

1 - Dry season in Phu Quoc

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 only about 73 - 80%. Therefore, the average temperature is from 26 - 28°C, of which the highest temperature can be reached in March is 32°C and the lowest is about 22°C in January. In general, Vietnam Phu Quoc weather is  relatively cool at this time. Suitable for beach sports, cruises or Phu Quoc National Park experience.

Dry season Phu Quoc weather

Phu Quoc dry season (Source: Tony Pham)

 

Especially in the dry season, the rainfall is reduced, so the seawater is quieter, clearer, very suitable for diving, watching coral, swimming, watching the sunrise or sunset on the sea, squid fishing tour or exploring islands. At this time, the temperature may be a little higher, so the sky also looks clearer and greener, helping visitors to fully experience the sea tourism atmosphere. This is considered as the best time to visit Phu Quoc island
However, February and April will fall into the peak of tourism here, visitors should consider carefully booking accommodation, air tickets,... to avoid price increases, overloading leads to quality of services is not satisfactory. Phu Quoc temperature and 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 rainy season 

The rainy season here will start from May to November every year. The typical weather of the rainy season is heavy rainfall from 387mm - 546mm/month, the average high humidity is over 85 - 90% and the total sunlight hours is also reduced and the southwest monsoon is active. Due to the influence of weather, the day temperature in time frames in Phu Quoc is also slightly lower, the lowest is 16oC in November. It can be seen that the weather of Phu Quoc in the rainy and dry seasons has not changed too much, visitors can still have interesting travel activities and experiences like takIng a food tour or visiting the local markets in Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc island weather in rainy season

Rainy season of Phu Quoc (Source: Torbjorn Sandbakk)

 

At this time, the seawater can be cloudy and the sea is more volatile, so visitors should consider choosing a stop with calm water and blue sea such as waterfall, Sao beach, Khem beach,... or beaches and islets close to An Thoi town located in the southeast of the island.
In the rainy season, there will be storms, so visitors need to pay attention to the Phu Quoc weather forecast and arrange the schedule accordingly. Because in days with rough sea storms, it is impossible to travel by canoe, snorkel or climbing activities. At the same time, visitors should also prepare themselves with raincoats and umbrellas to avoid sudden downpours on the journey.

 

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

 

It can be seen that the best time to travel Phu Quoc with international tourists is from November to March. During this time, the sea is calm, not too hot, the sky is blue and suitable for many activities on the beach, as well as being the seafood season of the island. Moreover, this time also coincides with the winter holiday of many countries and does not fall in the peak season for sea tourism in Vietnam, so the service and price are also somewhat better and convenient to travel. It is also important to note that during Christmas (December) and Lunar New Year (February) room rates, travel services or air tickets may be slightly higher. It is better to use the high-end services of the high-end resorts.

Weather in Phu Quoc island

Phu Quoc Island (Source: Lewis)

 

Whether in the rainy season or the dry season, the weather in Phu Quoc island district is also relatively pleasant, cool, and very suitable for relaxation activities and sea experiences. Hope that visitors can choose for themselves the best time to travel, explore "Pearl Island" and keep beautiful memories here.
 

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