September Weather and Diving
September 2018 - 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008
September 2018 was a very fine September: warmer than average, plenty of sun, and not many overcast days.
Very important for diving in the area is the wind, and also the wind was below average, so the diving above, with 10 days with a moderate or strong wind, mainly at the middle of the month, on 7 of those days limiting us in diving destinations: on 4 days we could only dive at Racha Yai, on 1 day at Racha Noi and Racha Yai and on 1 day we could dive everywhere except for King Cruiser-Shark Point area.
In 2017 on 6 days we could only dive at Racha Yai and on 2 days we could not dive in the King Cruiser-Shark Point area, in 2016 on 1 day we could only dive at Racha Yai and on 4 days we could not dive in the Shark Point area, in 2015 on 2 days we could only dive at Racha Yai and on 5 days we could not dive in the Shark Point area but were able to dive at Phi Phi and Racha Noi, in 2014 on 2 days we could only dive at our alternate destination of Coral Island, on 1 day only at Racha Yai Island and on 3 days no diving at Racha Noi and Shark Point area. In September 2013 we could on four days not dive at Racha Noi, on one day we were limited to Phi Phi and Racha Yai and on two days we were limited to diving at Racha Yai Island.
All in all, September 2018 was a good September.
|Sunny days, dry||7||2||3||7||8||6||5||5||4||7||3|
|Sunny days, rain in the evening||5||2||4||4||1||0||4||3||1||0||0|
|Partially sunny/cloudy, dry||2||3||5||2||6||8||4||6||5||3||8|
|Partially sunny/cloudy, rain in the evening||2||5||0||3||3||1||0||2||3||4||3|
|Partially sunny/cloudy, some rain during the day||8||8||11||6||6||6||3||5||9||9||11|
|Overcast days, dry||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Overcast days with rain in the evening||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||0||1||0||0|
|Overcast days with some rain during the day||2||4||4||4||2||4||7||4||5||3||0|
|Overcast, wet days||4||4||3||4||4||5||5||5||2||4||5|
|Days without wind or with a slight breeze||20||17||18||18||19||14||20||18||27||18||20|
|Days with a moderate or strong wind||10||13||12||12||11||16||10||12||3||12||10|
|Outside temperature (centigrade)||28-35||26-34||27-33||28-32||27-33||28-34||27-35||28-33||28-33||28-35||29-34|
|Average temperature (centigrade)||32.2||31.2||30.8||30.6||31.4||31.7||30.6||30.9||31.2||32.2||31.5|
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