This report describes the typical weather at the Phuket International Airport (Phuket, Thailand) weather station over the course of an average June. It is based on the historical records from 1983 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Phuket has a tropical monsoon climate with short dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by oceans and seas (70%) and forests (29%).
The month of June is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 89Â°F throughout the month, exceeding 94Â°F or dropping below 85Â°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of June, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1 with 12:34 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 19 with 12:37 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:08am on June 1; the latest sunset is at 6:48pm on June 30; the latest sunrise is at 6:13am on June 30; the earliest sunset is at 6:41pm on June 1.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in 2012.
The median cloud cover is 89% (mostly cloudy) and does not vary substantially over the course of the month.
On June 15, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 5% of the time, partly cloudy 29% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 61% of the time.
The average probability that some form of precipitation will be observed in a given day is 64%, with little variation over the course of the month.
Throughout June, the most common forms of precipitation are moderate rain, thunderstorms, and light rain.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 45% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 30, when it is observed during 31% of all days.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 34% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around June 1, when it is observed during 27% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 14% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 26, when it is observed during 9% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in June or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 65% (mildly humid) to 96% (very humid) over the course of a typical June, rarely dropping below 55% (mildly humid) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).
The air is driest around June 2, at which time the relative humidity drops below 70% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around June 3, rising above 94% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical June, the dew point typically varies from 73Â°F (very muggy) to 80Â°F (oppressive) and is rarely below 71Â°F (very muggy) or above 82Â°F (very oppressive).
Over the course of June typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 14 mph (calm to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 21 mph (fresh breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 7 mph (light breeze) occurs around June 24, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 14 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 6 mph (light breeze) occurs around June 4, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 13 mph (moderate breeze).