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West or East side of South Thai now ?

Posted by pittz on 30/6/2012 at 09:04

we`ll be flying down to South of Thailand in a weeks time from Chiang Mai, and wonder where to - Puket (west) or Ko Samui (East side). what side will we find more sunshine and less rain during this perioud of year. TY :)

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Posted by DLuek on 30/6/2012 at 09:20 TF writer

As you can see here, the east side is generally better this time of year.

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Posted by Captain_Bob on 1/7/2012 at 00:22

The lower gulf islands (Ko Samui/Phangan/Tao) have the better weather May-Sep which is rainy season for the west coast. Go East!

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Posted by IslaViewResort on 1/7/2012 at 21:43

The Weather for whole Area of Souththailand can be observed via the Thai Meterological Department

there are daily updates for the Satelite Images for the whole

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Posted by MADMAC on 2/7/2012 at 22:20

Man we're just getting soaked here in the NE right now. A front has moved through, and it's been continuusly overcast and raining more than 12 hours out of each day for three days. It's getting on my nerves!

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Posted by Captain_Bob on 3/7/2012 at 00:44

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Posted by longbeach on 9/7/2012 at 05:27

Just spent 3 weeks travelling and it rained longer than 3 hrs once and another day it rained for 30 mins. One fine day after another.

Rain isnt a big issue unless you are unlucky or head to the wettest part of the country which doesnt apply to many islands. phuket/krabi usually only get short showers.

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