Weather in Khao Lak – 24 May 2019

24 May, 2019.Today felt very hot with the sun shining most of the day in the Khao Lak region. In the morning I took a quick trip to Takua Pa market, which is about 30 km north of the Khao Lak centre, and filmed the women selling their wares. Top temperature: 32C

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Weather in Khao Lak – 23 May 2019

23 May, 2019.A rainy morning followed by periods of sunshine and further rain. One of the nice things about rainy days is the Khao Lak temperature drops below the average and I don't need to put the air-conditioner on. Well, at least for part of the day! The photo...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 22 May 2019

22 May, 2019.A rainy day today punctuated by periods of sunshine, more towards the afternoon. I was in the Khao Lak centre (officially known as La On) and took a photo of the new 7-Eleven. It's larger than the other 7-Eleven shops in La On, but it pretty much sells...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 21 May 2019

21 May, 2019.The day was mostly clear and sunny in the Khao Lak center. In the evening I went to the Mother Marche supermarket located in  Khuekkhak Village. It's modern and air-conditioned which keeps the fruit and vegetables from going off quickly. Top temperature:...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 20 May 2019

20 May, 2019.Mostly hot and sunny in the Khao Lak center on Visakha Bucha day, a public holiday in Thailand celebrating aspects of the Buddha. I went to Khuekkhak beach, one of the 8 major beaches in the Khao Lak region, and watched the sunset. A great way to observe...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 19 May 2019

19 May, 2019.Khao Lak felt hot today. Although clouds did appear ready to drop their water on the area, no rain actually fell. I took the above photo overlooking Phang Nga Bay at sunrise, at the Samet Nangshe Boutique hotel, approximately 90 mins south from the Khao...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 18 May 2019

18 May, 2019.Most of the day was sunny and humid, but there were patches of rain throughout the day. I managed to take a photo of my next-door neighbor's house before the rain appeared. The cost of living in Thailand, especially with regard to accommodation, depends...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 17 May 2019

17 May, 2019.Most of the day was sunny and therefore felt much hotter than that predicted by the weather bureau. It did rain, however, in the early evening. I received a bunch of flowers from a friend, put it in a vase, and placed it on the porch of my home...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 16 May 2019

16 May, 2019.It rained on and off for most of the day, which, to some extent, confines people indoors. On the other hand, the Khao Lak temperature reached (what I would call) a mild 29C, relief indeed from the incessant heat of Thailand. As little as two weeks ago at...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 15 May 2019

15 May, 2019.The Khao Lak weather continues to be highly changeable every day. Generally, the morning starts off sunny, then the rest of the day oscillates between periods of sunshine, clouds and rain. Living in Thailand, Khao Lak, definitely has its challenges, but...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 14 May 2019

14 May, 2019.Today was a mish-mash of weather shifts in the Khao Lak centre. It rained quite heavily overnight, the morning was fine, it rained in the late morning, the afternoon was mostly fine but there was intermittent rain... and so on. I filled up the tank of my...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 13 May 2019

13 May, 2019.The region had several periods of sunshine, clouds and rain today. No storms, but we are definitely entering the Khao Lak rainy season. I fell off my motorcycle a few days ago and had to visit Dr Chusak in La On, near the Khao Lak center.Top temperature:...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 12 May 2019

12 May, 2019.The Khao Lak temperature dropped quite significantly today after thunderstorms hit the region in the early afternoon. The Khao Lak rainy season is in full swing now that April in Thailand has passed. Top temperature: 31C

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Weather in Khao Lak – 11 May 2019

11 May, 2019.The Khao Lak weather brought sunshine, clouds, rain and thunder today. I got up early and did my washing at one of the coin-operated washing machines in Bang Niang village before the rain hit the area. We are getting closer to the Khao Lak rainy season, a...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 10 May 2019

10 May, 2019.Another variable day in the Khao Lak centre. It started off warm, but when the sun peeked through the clouds it felt a lot hotter. The rain came as well several times during the day, with thunderstorms late in the afternoon. I had an early lunch at one of...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 9 May 2019

9 May, 2019.Another relatively cool day In the Khao Lak centre due to the day being cloudy and rain falling spasmodically. The fresh fruit stall in Bang Niang market is open on Thursdays even though the whole market is closed, so I went and bought fruit for the next...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 8 May 2019

8 May, 2019.Much to people's relief, the Khao Lak temperature dropped today as the clouds and rain took over. I took refuge in Juice From Mars in order to participate in a cheese and port evening. Top temperature: 28C

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Weather in Khao Lak – 7 May 2019

7 May, 2019.In the same way as yesterday, the Khao Lak weather dished up a variable day. The morning was fairly hot because the sun was out, then the rains came.... and went, and so on. A lizard took the opportunity in the morning to stand on my front driveway and...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 6 May 2019

6 May, 2019.Today was one of those days in the Khao Lak centre where the rain falls for a few minutes, then the sun shines, then the rain returns, and so on. The photo shows some sparrows being fed cooked rice outside the Bussaba Massage shop in Bang Niang.Top...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 5 May 2019

5 May, 2019.Today felt like the beginning of the rainy season in Thailand for 2019. The Khao Lak weather changed dramatically from the previous day, bringing storms and lots of rain. The temperature dropped significantly and I had to put on a track suit and wear socks...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 4 May 2019

4 May, 2019.The day began in sunshine but the clouds got together and put a blanket over the Khao Lak centre in the afternoon. A thunderous storm blew up in the evening. I managed to fill up my motor-scooter at the Pichit Ruam Gas Shop in Khuekkhak before the storm...

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Weather in Khao Lak – 3 May 2019

3 May, 2019.Another stinker of a day that felt a lot hotter than the high of 34C. This is probably because the sun was out for most of the day. In any case, I had lunch at the Thai Curry House Khao Lak on the main Bang Niang road. Top temperature: 34C

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Weather in Khao Lak – 2 May 2019

2 May, 2019.The heat returned with a vengeance today reaching a high of 35C. I took the photo of a remarkably flowery plant in one of the traditional Thai restaurants on the main road of Bang Niang.Top temperature: 35C

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Weather in Khao Lak – 1 May 2019

1 May, 2019.A relatively mild day in the Khao Lak center, with a top temperature of around 29C. It was cloudy for most of the day, but only a little rain fell. I had lunch at the Boat Cafe on the main street of Bang Niang, opposite the Bang Niang market. Top...

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