At any time of year, Koh Lipe enjoys less rain and better weather than many locations. Including the west coast location like Phuket, Krabi, and Koh Phi Phi.
Rainy season weather
More important than temperature is precipitation. The rainy season is much shorter here. Than other locations and generally lasts from September until mid-December. During which time on average, there are about two hours of rain per day. Leaving the rest of the day dry and sunny and also not too hot. Note that an hour of precipitation usually comes during the night time. Often during the rainy season, the mornings are sunny and dry. With the rain coming during overcast afternoons and nights.
The mid-season (neither dry nor wet) is from mid-April until August. With mornings that are again sunny, but the afternoons can become overcast. And once or twice a week, thunderstorms pass through. This is also the coolest time of the year and the island is very laid back and quiet.
Dry season weather
The dry season is from mid-December until mid-April. During which time there is very little rain. The most likely time of year for rainy and overcast to linger for a few days is from September to mid-December.
Temperatures on Lipe tend to be 30-32 c in the day and 25-26 c at night, April and May can be hotter by a degree or two. From November to April we usually have an onshore wind that keeps things cool.
Divers and the weather on Koh Lipe
If you are a diver
the weather does not affect your fun usually. unless you are unlucky and we have a storm passing during your stay. But because we have so many dive sites to choose from around Koh Lipe. We can usually find a sheltered spot to dive on most days.
The Link below to windy.tv
is a link to one of the best and most accurate weather apps around, hope you enjoy it as much as we do.