Hua Hin is located on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand in the heart of Thailand, which affects the most acceptable climatic conditions for tourists. First of all, there is less precipitation here.
The best time to visit
As a result, Hua Hin has three distinctive seasons. Thais call them «cool, dry» or «hot» and «rainy season».
Dry season. This climatic period continues in Hua Hin from early November to late February. The weather during this period is dry and relatively cool. The season is distinguished by cool nights and high wind speeds, especially towards evening. For the dry season in Hua Hin, the average temperature is about 28 ° C. Despite high tides, rains are a rarity.
Hot season. The hot period begins in Hua Hin from March and ends in June. During this period, the maximum temperature can reach 35 ° C. The average temperature is about 29 ° C. Nights in the hot season are very warm and humid.
Rainy season. The rainy season lasts during the period since the beginning of July until the end of October. In Hua Hina during this period heavy monsoonal rains which meet in a northern and southern part of Thailand aren’t observed. Average temperature during a rainy season is in limits of 28 °C. At the same time, weather in the evening more cool, than during the hot period. Morning usually happens cloudy though, in several hours there can already be the sun and again will become hot.
Despite the fact that the weather in the city is considered wet, compared to other regions of Thailand, it is more drier. It is low humidity and is considered the main advantage of the resort.
It is clear that the humidity in many respects depends on the time of the year. For example, during the rainy season, there is usually ten times more precipitation than in other periods. The average humidity is 50%.
In Hua Hin wind is observed practically during any period within a year. The strongest winds at the same time are observed during a winter dry season that is popular among windsurfers and kite surfers. Average wind force: 8-20 knots from October to January, 12-20 knots from February to May. At the same time, strong wind can give to fans of rest on the beach some inconvenience. Of course, at high temperature more than 20 °C wind isn’t a special problem, but some tourists feel not comfortably. Therefore, not all prefer to visit the resort during a dry season.
If you have decided to visit the city in the winter, but you don’t like wind, then better to choose the beach Kao Takiab who is behind the mountain of the same name. This mountain provides partial protection against strong wind and big waves. Or to choose the beach to liking, having read article about beaches Hua Hin.
In Hua Hin, the water temperature according to our criteria is very warm. Even in winter, it rarely falls below 25 ° C. In the summer hot season, the temperature can reach 29-30 ° C.
Therefore, many tourists would like even cooler water.
The best time to visit
Traditionally the best months for visiting the resort are December and January. During this period, there is a sunny and rather dry weather. In this case, the sun shines almost the whole period of the day, on average more than 9 hours. The only thing that can embarrass tourists is periodic strong winds, which can be observed for several days in a row, and strong waves.
Therefore, during this period it is better to visit the city’s central beach, which has a shallow shore. In addition to relaxing on the beach, in December and January you can go water skiing, kiteboarding, windsurfing.
In the spring of Hua Hin, a large number of jellyfish can be observed, some are very dangerous. In addition, the beach can throw a lot of poisonous cone-shaped shells. Similar situation is observed in November.