1 May 2005 – Light overcast morning, some watery sunshine at times. Light sprinkling of rain for a few minutes about 12.30. Afternoon, mixed sun & cloud. No wind. Humid 31 – 33 C. Very calm at the beaches.
2 May – Mixed sun and clouds all day. At times quite dark clouds. Heavy rain shower for about 20 minutes. No wind and humid 31 – 33 C. Calm at the beaches.
3 May – Dull morning, short sprinkling of rain about 11.00. Afternoon mixed sun & clouds, some wind. Humid 31 – 33 C. Calm at the beaches. Light rain shower about 20.00.
4 May – Bright morning with mixed clouds and sun. Becoming sunnier by early afternoon. No wind. Medium 30 – 32 C. Calm at the beaches.
5 May – Bright morning with mixed sun & clouds. Late morning becoming cloudier. Afternoon quite dull and overcast. Some wind and a cooler 30 C. Calm at the beaches.
6 May – Bright morning with mostly clouds and some watery sunshine. Becoming cloudier in the afternoon. Windy at times. Cool 30 C. Light swell coming in from the sea producing light breaking waves at Patong Beach and larger breaking waves (up to 1 metre) on Karon and Kata beaches.
7 May – Cloudy day, windy, and cooler 30 - 31 C. Sunny spell about mid-day for a short time. Light rain shower about 16.00 for 20 minutes. Green flags at Patong Beach, red flags at Karon Beach.
8 May – Stormy day, dull & overcast, very windy at times, persistent rain throughout the day. Very rough seas at all the beaches. Very cool 27 – 29 C. Terrible day fro the beach lovers, by far the worst weather day of this year.
9 May – Stormy weather continues, overcast, very windy at times, rain showers racing through from time to time. Very cool 27 – 29 C. Very rough seas, big surf.
10 & 11 May – Bright mornings, with mixed sun & clouds. Becoming more cloudy afternoons bringing passing heavy rain showers for a few minutes. Windy at times. Cool 28 – 30 C. Rough seas at the beaches.
12 May – Stormy and unsettled weather continues. Cloudy skies, no sunshine, windy at times, an occasional passing rain showers for a few minutes. Rough seas at the beaches. 28 – 30 C.
13 May – Morning overcast, windy, and some rain showers. Afternoon becoming more settled with lighter clouds, no wind, and some weak sunshine. Medium 30 – 32 C. Rough seas at the beaches.
14 May – Overnight rain, becoming a bright morning. Some blue sky (at last). Afternoon bringing darker skies, bringing rain showers from time to time. Cool 28 – 30 C. Medium waves at the beaches.
15 May – Early morning dark cloudy skies, some light rain. No more rain after 09.00. Cloudy day. Cool 28 – 30 C. Seas becoming less rough.
16 May – Another cloudy day. Heavy rain shower about 11.00 for about 30 minutes. Cool 28 – 30 C. Medium waves at beaches, all red flags = no swimming.
Kata Beach –16 May 2005
17 May – Brighter day, with mixed sun and clouds. Best morning for quite a few days. Some sunny periods in the afternoon. Warm 30 – 31 C. Medium waves at the beaches.
18 May – Bright day, with mixed clouds & sun. Quite cloudy at times. Warm 31 – 32 C. Medium waves at the beaches.
19 May - Bright day, with mixed clouds & sun. Quite sunny at times. Warm 31 – 32 C. Medium waves at the beaches.
20 - 22 May – Very nice days, mostly sunshine with a few scattered clouds. No wind or rain. Warm 31 – 32 C. Light waves at the beaches.
23 May – Short rain shower very early morning. Mostly a cloudy day, some limited sunshine. Warm 31 – 32 C. Becoming calmer at the beaches.
24 May – Bright day with mixed sun & clouds. Some wind. Warm 31 – 32 C. Light waves at the beaches.
25 May – Overcast day, weak sunshine filtering through the clouds later in the afternoon. Very little wind. Warm 31 – 32. Light waves at the beaches (with red flags).
26 May – Very cloudy day. Some sunshine peeking through the clouds from time to time. Some light wind. Warm 31 – 32 C. Medium waves at the beaches.
27 & 28 May – Bright days, quite sunny with scattered clouds. Light wind. Hot 32 – 33 C. medium waves at the beaches.
29 May – Bright sunny morning. Becoming cloudier and then quite dull by later afternoon. Warm 30 – 32 C. Windy at times in afternoon. Medium waves at the beaches.
30 May – Similar to yesterday, bright morning with mixed sun & clouds. Becoming very cloudy early afternoon, then dark clouds bringing heavy rain about 15.50. Cool 29 C. Rest of the day grey with persistent rain all evening.
31 May – Overnight rain continues all morning. Heavy rain showers through the morning. Lighter rain showers through the afternoon. Cooler 29 C. Rough seas.