1 August 2004 Continuous rain all morning. Cold 24 C. Brighter afternoon, with weak sunshine and medium 28 C. No wind, light waves at the beach.
Patong Beach (North) - 1 August 2004 (14.00)
2 August Bright morning, light overcast with very weak sunshine filtering through later in the afternoon. Calm day, sea becoming calmer.
3 August Bright morning, light overcast. Becoming sunny by 11.00 for most of the afternoon. No wind, calmer day. Warm 30 - 31C.
4 August Bright morning, light overcast, weak sunshine. Mixed clouds and sun (sometimes strong sun) in the afternoon. Very warm 32 C. Very light winds. Medium to light waves at the beach.
Patong Beach (North) - 4 August 2004 (13.30)
5 August Bright morning with light overcast and weak shine. Becoming sunnier in the afternoon with mixed sun & clouds. Very warm 31 32 C. Not much wind and medium light waves at the beach.
6 August Bright morning. Light clouds and lots of strong sunshine. Very warm 31 32 C. No wind. Medium light waves at the beach.
7 August Dull overcast morning. Cool 29 C. Brighter afternoon, with light cloud cover. Medium waves at the beach.
Patong Beach (South) - 7 August 2004
8 August Bright day, light cloud cover, lots of sunshine. No wind. Medium > light waves at the beach. Warm 31 C. Became quite stormy about 16.00 with dark clouds, rough seas, and some rain later in the evening.
9 August Bright day, mixed sun & clouds. Weak sunshine, not much wind, medium -> strong waves at the beach. Medium 29 -> 30 C.
10 August Bright day, mixed sun & clouds. Weak sunshine in the morning, stronger sunshine later in the afternoon, not much wind, medium -> strong waves at the beach. Warm 30 -> 31 C.
Patong Sunset (looking West) 10 August 2004 (about 17.40)
11 August Bright day. Very light clouds, lots of sunshine. No wind, medium 30 C. Medium waves at the beach.
12 August Very nice bright day. Mixed sun (strong at times) and clouds (black at times). Light rain for a few minutes about 09.30. Windy at times. Medium 30 -> 31 C. Medium -> strong waves at the beach.
13 August Another bright day with mixed clouds (light) and sun (strong). Becoming quite sunny by afternoon with a few light clouds. Warm 31 C. Light winds and medium waves at the beach.
14 August Nice bright sunny morning, with light clouds. Windy and sea quite rough. Medium 31 C. Cloudier afternoon with always the threat of rain. A heavy rainstorm arrived at 16.40 lasting 20 minutes.
15 August Nice bright sunny morning, with some light clouds. About 10.00 a rainstorm raced in from the sea, brought heavy rain for 10 minutes and then passed on through. Back to nice sunshine & clouds. Rain shower about 16.00, then heavier rain shower about 19.00. Rain only lasting a few minutes each time.
16 August Another nice sunny day, with some light clouds. Warm 31 -> 32 C. No wind. Medium waves at the beach.
Patong Beach (South) - 16 August 2004 (12.30)
17 August Yet another very nice bright day with lots of sunshine. Some clouds and light winds, and the sea continues to be quite rough. Medium 30 -> 31 C. So far this August has had great weather.
18 August Bright enough morning, but overcast at times, and a few spots of rain at times (although I wont count this a rain day). The afternoon was much sunnier and a warm 32 C. Sea remains medium to rough.
19 August Dull overcast morning, light rain most of the morning. Cool 29 C. Somewhat brighter afternoon with little or no rain, but quite overcast and only very weak sunshine at times. Medium -> rough waves at the beach.
20 August Another rather dull day, no direct sunshine, thick cloud base. Windy at times. Heavy rain shower for a few minutes about 14.00. Medium 29 -> 30 C. Medium -> light waves at the beach.
21 August Mixed & unsettled day. Overcast morning with light rain on/off, windy at times. Afternoon more settled with less rain. No real sunshine today. Cool 28 C.
22 August Another unsettled day. Overcast morning with repeated short rain showers. Afternoon much the same. Cool 28 C. Worst weather day so far this August month.
23 August Bad weather continues. Morning started overcast with light persistent rain. Dark clouds arrived about 09.30 bring heavy rain for the rest of the morning. Cold 26 C. Becoming brighter in the afternoon with some very weak sunshine later in the afternoon, with temperature rising to 29 C. Medium waves at the beach.
24 August Dull start to the day, but brightened up by 11.00 with some sunshine. No wind, medium 30 C. Very nice afternoon with lots of sunshine and warming up to 30 C.
25 August Stormy morning, overcast sky, some drops of rain, windy, rough seas. Very pleasant afternoon, with brighter skies and medium 30 C. Lots of people on Patong Beach and in the water. The beach strip shops were packed with tourists.
26 August Bright day, with light overcast. Some weak sunshine at times. Medium 30 C. Rough seas at the beaches. Windy (see Photo). Lots of folk on the beach
Patong Beach 26 August 2004 (about 12.00)
27 - 29 August Bright days, light overcast, sunny periods throughout the day (strong at times). Pleasant 30 C. Light winds. Medium waves. Nice days.
30 August Duller day. Thicker cloud layer stopping the sun get through. Calm day, medium 30 C. The sea continues to be medium rough.
31 August Nice bright day, strong sunshine from time to time. We did have a few spots of rain in the morning but Im not counting this a rain day. Pleasant 30 C, not much wind, seas still medium waves. August was a really good weather month, not really much rain.