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weather forecast accuracy week in advance

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weather forecast accuracy week in advance

Hi,

travelling in May (end)/June (start) and want to know some info about weather forecast accuracy. I'm planning to do some island hopping (Phi Phi, Hong) and since it is low season in Andaman, it all depends on weather. So the question is: how accurate is weather forecast? Is it possible to know +- weather, say, one week/3-4 days in advance? Short showers and thunderstorms is not a problem, but all day rain or strong overcast without sun is not very nice, so in that case we could change our plans and move to Gulf coast..

Thank you very much!

Ao Nang, Thailand
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1. Re: weather forecast accuracy week in advance

We rarely experience all day rain. It might rain heavy in later afternoon with thunderstorms.

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2. Re: weather forecast accuracy week in advance

We use www.weather.com and find it's pretty accurate but i would keep the itinerary flexible we were supposed to be splitting up our time last year between Samui and Phuket but stayed in Samui as our friends who were in Phuket told us the rain was pretty continual, this wasn't normal as we've been many times to the andaman coast in May and only had a bit of rain in the afternoon but you never know.

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Thank you for your answers! Flexible itinerary maybe would be the best option. But it will be a shame if we couldn't explore even a little bit of Andaman coast..

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4. Re: weather forecast accuracy week in advance

The rain here is often localised. It might be raining heavily n one area, but 2km away it is dry. This website is the most accurate one I have found for the Krabi/AoNang area. http://www.myweather2.com

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