The weather in Phuket in January is some of the best you will see all year, making this the peak of the high season and among the busiest time. It is in the midst of the island’s dry season, so average rainfall is extremely low at around 35.6mm, falling over the course of about four days and usually only during the night. Humidity is also low, with an average of 64%. The average temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F) with gentle cooling breezes from the east and warm (28°C/82°F) calm seas ideal for swimming, diving, snorkelling and taking boat tours.
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