1 August 2005 Cloudy and overcast day. Persistent rain showers through the morning. Always the chance of spots of rain through the afternoon. No sunshine at all. Windy. Cool 29 C. Big waves at the beaches.

 

2 August Overcast morning, light rain. Becoming quite sunny by mid-day, leading to a very nice afternoon. Warm 31 C. Little wind. Continues to be quite rough at the beaches

 

3 August Bright sunny day with some scattered clouds. Hot 33 C. Steady wind from off the sea. Quite rough at the beaches.

 

4 August Cloudier day. Warm 31 C. Steady wind from off the sea. Quite rough at the beaches.

 

5 August Bright start to the day, quite sunny. Hazy skies by late morning, then cloudier early afternoon, then sunny late afternoon. Windy, hot 32 C. Rough at the beaches.

 

6 August Bright mostly sunny day, some clouds later in the day. Very windy. Hot 33 C. Quite rough at the beaches.

Patong Beach about 15.00 on 6 August 2005

 

7 August Bright, mostly sunny day. Some scattered clouds. Windy. Hot 33 C. Rough at the beaches.

 

8 August Overcast day, some sunshine filtering though the clouds. Warm 31 C.

 

9 & 10 August Bright days, quite a lot of sunshine filtering through the light clouds. Windy at times. Hot 33 C.

 

11 August Dull start to the day, with a few short rain showers during the morning. Brighter afternoon with mixed sun & clouds. Warm 32 C.

 

12 August Bright and sunny day, with some scattered clouds. Windy. Hot 33 C. Rough at the beaches.

 

13 August Dull morning, with a few short rain showers (hardly wet the ground). Brighter afternoon, with mixed sun & clouds. Less rough at Patong beach but Karon beach quite big surf.

 

14 August Bright day, light overcast, with plenty of sunshine filtering through the cloud base. Less windy. Hot 33 C. Becoming slightly calmer at the beaches.

 

15 August Hazy day (reports of Sumatra smoke reaching Phuket ?), plenty of sunshine filtering through the haze. Hot 33/34 C. Not much wind. Lazy swell at the beaches.

 

16 August Hazy morning, with some sunshine filtering through the haze. Haze due to forest fires way over in Indonesia. Haze quite bad by mid-afternoon with visibility down to 1,000m. Not much wind, warm 32 C. Light waves at the beaches.

 

17 August Bright sunny day, haze completely gone. Some light clouds in the blue sky. Not much wind. Hot 33 C. Light waves at the beaches.

 

18 August Bright and mostly sunny day. Some clouds passing through. Not much wind. Sticky 32 33 C. Light waves at the beaches.

 

19 August Mostly a cloudy day. A few light rain showers from 10.00 onwards for about 3 hours. No direct sunshine today. First rain for quite a number of days. Windy at times. Medium 31 C. Light waves at the beaches.

 

20 August Very cloudy day, some light rain after 12.00. Cool 30 C. Windy at times. Medium waves on the beaches. Very heavy rain late evening, after 23.00.

 

21 August Overnight rain. Very cloudy day. Always the chance of a few spots of rain. Light rain early evening. Cool 29 C. Windy at times. Light waves at the beaches.

 

22 August Dull and very cloudy morning. Some light rain showers. Dark skies rolling in about 13.00 leading to very heavy rain for more than 2 hours. Cool 27 C. Some wind. Medium waves at the beaches.

 

23 August Bright morning, with occasional glimpses of the sun and mostly cloudy. Afternoon becoming sunnier, with some light clouds. Medium 31 C. Some wind. Medium waves at the beaches.

 

24 August Bright day, very pleasant with mixed sun & some light clouds. Light winds. Warm 31 C. Medium to light waves at the beaches.

 

25 August Dull, overcast morning with frequent rain showers until 12.30. Afternoon becoming bright with mixed sun & clouds. Light wind. Medium 29 30 C. Light waves at the beaches.

 

26 August Cloudy day, with lighter clouds in the morning, and darker clouds in the afternoon leading to a umber of rain showers. Cool 28 29 C. Light wind. Light waves at the beaches.

 

27 August Dull cloudy morning, with a few rain showers. Afternoon much brighter with plenty of sun and a few light clouds. Medium 30 31 C. Medium waves at the beaches.

 

28 August Cloudy morning, always the chance of a rain shower. Brighter afternoon with some hazy sunshine filtering through the lighter clouds. Medium 29 30 C. Medium waves at the beaches.

 

29 August Quite a sunny morning, with some light clouds. Afternoon mixed sun & clouds. Medium 31 C.

 

30 August Nice start to the day with mostly sunny skies. Dark clouds rolled through about 10.30 bringing some rain showers. Clearing again by 12.30, and afternoon with mixed sun & clouds. Medium 30 C. Not much wind. Light waves at the beaches.

 

31 August Mostly a cloudy day, with darker clouds rolling in bringing some rain showers. Some sunshine poking through the clouds in the afternoon. Cool 29 C. Light waves.