Are you wondering when the best time to visit Phu Quoc is?

Phu Quoc, like much of South East Asia, has two very distinct seasons. Rainy seasons, and dry season.

Below I will give you a rundown on Phu Quoc's weather and the best time of year to visit.

Phu Quoc is in the northern hemisphere and therefore experiences summer June, July, and August. Phu Quoc's winter months are December, January, and February.

I have used Weather Atlas as the source of data for this article.

Getting To Phu Quoc
There are two ways to get to Phu Quoc Island. By ferry or via Phu Quoc International Airport.

Best Time To Visit Phu Quoc

The best time to visit Phu Quoc is in the winter and spring months. December through to April. This time of year is the dry season with very little rain.

Even though it's winter, Phu Quoc's low rarely gets below 68 degrees Fahrenheit (20 degrees Celsius). You can expect highs around 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius).

Phu Quoc Rainy Season

Phu Quoc's rainy season is from May through to November and is considered the low tourist season. You can often get discounted rates on accommodation during summer in Phu Quoc, but you have to put up with some rain.

Phu Quoc's wettest month is August, where you can expect 20 days of rainfall. It also rains a lot in September, but there is more rain per millimeter in August.

Average Days of Rainfall by Month in Phu Quoc

January: 4 Days
February: 3 Days
March: 5 Days
April: 9 Days
May: 17 Days
June: 18 Days
July: 19 Days
August: 20 Days
September: 21 Days
October: 19 Days
November: 13 Days
December: 8 Days

I spent the whole of December 2019 in Phu Quoc, and it only drizzled for about 45 mins on one day.

Phu Quoc Dry Season

April is the warmest month in Phu Quoc, with temperatures exceeding 93 degrees Fahrenheit (34 degrees Celsius). February through April is the busiest time for tourists in Phu Quoc, so be sure to book in advance if you have a hotel or hostel in mind.

Average Temperature by Month in Phu Quoc

January:
Celcius - high 31, low 22
Fahrenheit - high 87.8, low 71.6

February:
Celcius - high 31, low 22
Fahrenheit - high 87.8, low 71.6

March:
Celcius - high 32, low 22
Fahrenheit - high 89.6, low 71.6

April:
Celcius - high 34, low 24
Fahrenheit - high 93.2, low 75.2

May:
Celcius - high 33, low 24
Fahrenheit - high 91.4, low 75.2

June:
Celcius - high 31, low 24
Fahrenheit - high 87.8, low 75.2

July:
Celcius - high 31, low 24
Fahrenheit - high 87.8, low 75.2

August:
Celcius - high 31, low 24
Fahrenheit - high 87.8, low 75.2

September:
Celcius - high 31, low 24
Fahrenheit - high 87.8, low 75.2

October:
Celcius - high 31, low 24
Fahrenheit - high 87.8, low 75.2

November:
Celcius - high 30, low 23
Fahrenheit - high 86, low 73.4

December:
Celcius - high 30, low 22
Fahrenheit - high 86, low 71.6

Average UV Index by Month for Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc island experiences an "Extreme" UV index year-round. An Extreme UV Index is the highest rating, meaning you're likely to burn within minutes of exposure to the sun.

You should be applying nothing less than factor 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours to avoid sunburn and minimize your time in the sun.

January: 11 UV Index
February: 12 UV Index
March: 12 UV Index
April: 12 UV Index
May: 12 UV Index
June: 12 UV Index
July: 12 UV Index
August: 12 UV Index
September: 12 UV Index
October: 12 UV Index
November: 11 Days
December: 10 Days