Krabi General information On the west coast of southern Thailand, Krabi is a town at the mouth of the Krabi River where it empties in Phangnga Bay. The town is the capital of Krabi Province and Krabi district and as of 2010, has a population of 52,867. The tourism industry is very important to Krabi, it is the starting point to many beaches, islands and natural parks. Facing the Andaman sea, like Phuket, Krabi is subject to a 6-month rainy season between May and November often with sustained very heavy rains for days at a time during the monsoons. Krabi’s highest temperature ever recorded was 39.1°C on March 26, 1998. Its lowest temperature ever recorded was 15.3°C on January 11, 2009. Weather Summary Krabi is home to a tropical climate, so temperatures remain hot year-round. The rainy season, due to the southwest monsoon, runs from May to October and the dry season from December to March. In February and April there is a rise in temperature before the arrival of the rainy season. The hottest month of the year is April with average temperatures of 28.5°C (83.3°F) and the lowest average temperature of the year is 26.3°C (79.3°F), occurring in December. Krabi’s average annual temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F) and on average 2040 mm of rain falls annually. January sees the least precipitation with an average of 30 mm of rainfall; in September the most rainfall occurs with an average of 327 mm.