Weather in Khao Lak – 18 April 2019

18 April, 2019.At last, a full-on rainy afternoon in the Khao Lak centre, although the temperature hit 35C before the downpour! The photo shows the view from the Juice from Mars Bar where a new restaurant with living quarters above is being constructed. Top...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 17 April 2019

17 April, 2019.Khao Lak was hot and sunny all day today.... or so I've been told. I spent last night and most of today at the Samset Nang She Boutique Hotel, located in a stunning spot approximately 90 minutes south-east from the Khao Lak centre, overlooking the Ao...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 16 April 2019

16 April, 2019.It's probably no use pointing out the day was hot in the Khao Lak centre, as it's always hot, but I might as well anyway. It was hot and sunny in the morning, although there was the occasional clap of thunder. It did rain in the afternoon! The photo...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 15 April 2019

15 April, 2019.It looked like it might rain this afternoon in the Khao Lak centre, but the rain held off. Most of the day turned out to be mainly fine and hot. The photo shows the back road through the Khao Lak 813 Tsunami Memorial Park leading to my house in Bang...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 14 April 2019

14 April, 2019.The author is unavailable today for updating this blog. Suffice to say, yesterday's Songkran celebrations went according to plan! Top temperature: something like 32C, but who cares anyway?

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Weather in Khao Lak – 13 April 2019

13 April, 2019.The Khao Lak centre is, literally, awash with Songkran celebrations. The weather gods sent the region a fine and sunny day, so being drenched by cold by revelers water turned out to be a relief! The clouds did get together, however, in the early...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 12 April 2019

12 April, 2019.Tomorrow is Songkran in Khao Lak and preparations are coming to an end in the main Bang Niang street. The Khao Lak weather prediction is for sunny periods with thunderstorms in the afternoon. Today was mostly sunny and hot.Top temperature: 33C

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Weather in Khao Lak – 11 April 2019

11 April, 2019.Today would have to go down as a stinker of a hot day in the the Khao Lak centre. Luckily, I spent most of it in an air-conditioned office, then an air-conditioned ice-cream shop, the Gelato Italiano, near Bang Niang Beach.Top temperature: 35C

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Weather in Khao Lak – 10 April 2019

10 April, 2019.The Khao Lak temperature was so hot during the night, that only for the second time since I moved to Thailand in 2011, did I have the air-conditioner on! The day also felt particularly hot. The photo shows early preparations for Songkran, which in Khao...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 9 April 2019

9 April, 2019.Once again the Khao Lak weather followed the familiar pattern of the dry season - hot and sunny! The photo was taken looking east along Soi Bang Niang, the road that connects the main Khao Lak road to Bang Niang beach.Top temperature: 33CNEWSFLASH: LOUD...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 8 April 2019

8 April, 2019.Today felt particularly hot, probably because the sun was unhindered for most of the day. There were only a few clouds for protection. The photo shows a cat lazing around at the doorway of the Boat Cafe in Bang Niang. Top temperature: 34C

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Weather in Khao Lak – 7 April 2019

7 April, 2019.Another hot and sunny day in the Khao Lak centre that felt hotter than the recorded maximum of 34C. Thunderstorms and heavy rain hit the region in the late afternoon. The photo shows one of the many dogs that roam the streets of Khao Lak and Bang Niang,...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 6 April 2019

6 April, 2019.Mostly sunny day with light cloud coverage. The photo shows a beautifully full lone tree in a paddock next to the 813 Tsunami Memorial Park and behind the old police station in Bang Niang.Top temperature: 34CNEWSFLASH: THUNDER HIT THE KHAO LAK CENTRE IN...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 5 April 2019

5 April, 2019.The Khao Lak temperature maintained its typical level for April with a maximum temperature of around 33C. The morning was hot and humid, and I went to the "Shrine of the Kho Lak God" for the second time in a month for some contemplative time. The...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 4 April 2019

4 April, 2019.The Khao Lak centre felt very hot today, so I took refuge at the Padungthamphotiwas Temple in Khuekkhak. The photo shows one of the murals on the wall of a small Temple within the grounds. Occasional claps of thunder occurred in the late afternoon, then...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 3 April 2019

3 April, 2019.The Khao Lak temperature varied quite a bit today. It was cold enough in the early morning for me to add a blanket on my bed. But by mid-morning the Khao Lak centre heated up to around 33C. Then, thunder prevailed  in the late afternoon followed by heavy...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 2 April 2019

2 April, 2019.Today was a very humid day. The clouds began teaming up early in the afternoon, until around 4:30pm when thunder, lightning, and tons of rain hit the Khao Lak centre. You would be forgiven thinking we are in the middle of the rainy season!Top...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 1 April 2019

1 April, 2019.It was no April-fool-joke today. The clouds intensified during the morning until the skies burst open and the rain pelted down in the afternoon for about 1 hour. The Khao Lak temperature then quickly dropped to a more bearable level!Top temperature:...

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