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Storms, rain and clouds

Bristol, United...
5 posts
Storms, rain and clouds

Hi everyone

First of all I must thank everyone on the forum. I have been avidly reading for three months now. I've found so much useful information here this is the first time I've actually needed to post a question : )

We fly out on Monday and I am feeling really worried about the weather. I should point out that I'm not being simple and I did know it's wet/green season, I read plenty of articles on the subject and have previously been to other southern parts of Thailand in wet season. I was expecting sudden downpours and even a few days of total rain but when I check the weather forecasts on various sites I'm seeing a dark cloud and rain symbol, does this really mean all day awful weather?

I'd appreciate some reassurance or even some tough love saying 'yes it will rain all day, deal with it!'

Thank you.

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29 posts
7 reviews
1. Re: Storms, rain and clouds

We have been in Khao Lak for 4 days, and up until today the weather has been nice with a little bit of rain here and there. Today the rain has been constant but it's up to you to to make the most of the good days and the not so good days

Mildura, Australia
Level Contributor
4,988 posts
76 reviews
2. Re: Storms, rain and clouds

If you check the forecast for Thailand pretty much 365 days of the year will have that symbol. It is because Thailand is a tropical country and there is always a chance of thunderstorms no matter what time of year.

I have travelled for a month in Thailand where this symbol was evident every day but we hardly saw a drop of rain.

You are right though, you are travelling in green season so chances are you will see rain. How much and for how long it lasts is very unpredictable.

Level Contributor
186 posts
100 reviews
3. Re: Storms, rain and clouds

I have been here for almost 2 weeks now, some days no rain at all, most days an odd quick downpour then sunshine and today probably about 5 hours of rain (so far). Still able to get out for a meal and a bit of shopping.

Bristol, United...
5 posts
4. Re: Storms, rain and clouds

Thanks for the speedy replies everyone.

I'll just concentrate on looking forward to the holiday! : )

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