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Phuket Weather in December, a Tropical Christmas and a New Year Party

Phuket Weather in December, a Tropical Christmas and a New Year Party

What would you like to know about the Phuket weather in December? Along with spending a tropical Christmas and New Year Party in paradise it really is the most wonderful time of the year.

Phuket is the largest Island in Thailand and is one of the most popular destinations in the country. When is the best time to visit? December in Phuket is one of the best times to visit the Pearl of the Andaman.

December is the official start of the “High Season”

Phuket Weather in December

The monsoons have finished which makes December one of the best months to visit Phuket as it is almost entirely warm and sunny as the high season commences, with only a few last signs of the rainy season which mostly happen in the evening and most times are rather pleasant, don’t last for long and are relatively rare.

Phuket Weather in December
West Coast of Phuket towards Kata, Karon and Patong

Statistically, there are only 8 rainy days in Phuket during December.

On average December is one of the coolest months in Phuket. Remember that is all relative as the average temperature during December in Phuket is a pleasurable 27°C or 80°F with an average high of 31°C or 88°F and an average low of 23°C or 73°F.

The gentle breezes from the east cool down the island making it a really pleasant month to enjoy some of the stunning west coast beaches such as Kata Beach, Karon Beach. Kamala and Surin Beach, however, the downside is that due to the amazing weather the beaches start to get rather full in December as the high season starts to kick in.

One of the other great positives about December weather in Phuket is the humidity, as it drops sharply to just 68% when in September, October and  November it been over 80%.

The sea water temperature around Phuket’s stunning coastline is also another reason why December is a great month to visit Phuket. Average Sea temperatures in December are 31°C or 88°F.

A Tropical Christmas and a New Year Party in Paradise

Christmas like many countries around the world is special and in Phuket it is no different, just warmer.  A Tropical Christmas is the order of the day with many Hotels, Restaurants, Bars and beaches offering special events to celebrate with families and friends. But be warned they fill up and booking is recommended.

A Tropical Christmas menu

East 88 Restaurant and Beach Lounge offers a spectacular Tropical Christmas Eve buffet dinner, with carol singers, music and of course a visit from the man himself Santa Clause.

a Tropical Christmas with Santa Claus


Check out the gallery from this year 2018 HERE and 2017 HERE 


A New Year Party in Paradise

Did you ever spend a New Year in Paradise? Just take a look at the pictures from 2018 New Years Eve party HERE Phuket has it all, from huge street parties to select an exclusive New Years Eve dinners.

Nearly all the hotels will have an event for guest and many Phuket residents will also book their tables and reservations and join in with the celebrations.

New Year Party

With pretty much perfect weather, clear blue skies, tranquil seas lapping up to the white sandy beaches, and a daily cool breeze, all adds up to December in Phuket being one of the best months to visit the paradise island.

EVERYONE is welcome at East 88 Restaurant and Beach Lounge for our festive season events. to make a reservation:-

Call for Reservations: +66 (0) 76 371 960


New Years Eve Flyer 2018-19