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Phu Quoc weather in May: Temperature & Things to do

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May is not the best time of the year but visitors can still comfortably admire the peaceful beauty of the Phu Quoc island. Traveling this time, you can not only visit famous tourist sites but also enjoy delicious dishes. Let see the weather in Phu Quoc, and what it has to offer to you in May. Let's follow our article about Phu Quoc weather in May below.

Phu Quoc weather in May overview

May is starting of the rainy season in Phu Quoc, the rainfall gradually increases to 15 rainy days. The temperature is cool about 25°C - 30°C and high humidity about 83%. Although the start of the rainy season but May the rainy time is not too much, normally happen in the late afternoon so you still can enjoy your travel time here.

May also is cultivate a new pepper season, you can visit and see how to sow young sprouts. Besides, you still can join many outdoor activities like trekking in Phu Quoc national park, kayak in Cua Can river, snorkeling, swimming...

Let's review summarize of weather in May below:

Min Temperature 25°C Precipitation 157.2mm
Max Temperature 30°C Rainy Days  15 days
Humidity 83% Sunshine Hours 10 hours


Phu Quoc weather in May


Things to do and events in Phu Quoc in May

Explore wonderful beaches

The trip to Phu Quoc Island is uncompleted without a visit to the beautiful beaches. Phu Quoc is famous for many beautiful and isolated beaches such as Long Beach, Ong Lang Beach, Khem Beach, and Bai Sao Beach…The beaches here have white sand, blue water surface, rows of green coconut trees. At the beach, you can not only swim, walk on the sand but you can also snorkel to see the coral. If you do not know how to swim, you can even see the coral because it is only a few meters below the water.

Let's read: Top 15 Best Beaches in Phu Quoc Island

Ong Lang Beach Phu Quoc

Explore wonderful beaches


Tour pepper farm

When visiting Phu Quoc, tasting different kinds of delicious dishes, you can see the food here has different tastes. It has a spicy flavor and unique aroma thanks to black pepper. There are up to 1000 tons of pepper produced in this area each year. To have a better understanding of pepper, you can join the tour to visit pepper farms which are in quiet, remote, and peaceful areas like in the northern parts or around the center of the island. Visiting the pepper farm, you will have a chance to take some nice photos, talk to the farmers and listen to the way they grow, harvest the pepper as well as the drying process. May is in the harvesting season, so you can collect different kinds of peppers on your own.


Experience fishing in An Thoi Archipelago

Located in the south of the pearl island, An Thoi archipelago of Phu Quoc is a complex of 15 large and small islands where you can find many places for fishing. Moreover, fishing in the archipelago, tourists can swim, snorkel or enjoy the pristine natural landscapes, beautiful sunset right in the middle of the sea. Hon Thom Island (Pineapple Island) is about 3km in length and is considered one of the best places for fishing. Tourists can sign up for a fishing tour either for the nighttime or daytime.

Getting to An Thoi Islands by boat

Experience fishing in An Thoi Archipelago


Snorkel and Dive in Phu Quoc Island

May is not the best time to snorkeling and diving in Phu Quoc, but it is much better than the following months. With more than 150 kilometers of coastline, more than 20 small islands, Phu Quoc become an ideal place for diving and snorkeling lovers. The sea in May is calm, so you can see observe various marine life. Turtle Island, Fingernail Island and Thom Beach, Hon Thom Island, Dragon Rock, Dry Island, Roi East, Roi South are great places for diving and snorkeling in Phu Quoc.

Snorkeling Spots in the North Phu Quoc

Snorkel and Dive in Phu Quoc Island


Tips for traveling in Phu Quoc in May

  • Check the weather before you arrive at Phu Quoc to plan well in advance.
  • Bring umbrellas or raincoats as it occasionally rains in Phu Quoc in May.
  • Avoid wearing new color shoes and clothes to avoid getting dirty.
  • Bring a waterproof phone bag so that you can still capture the best moments even if it rains
  • If you want to explore the primeval forest, make sure to have a local guide with you.
  • If you want to swim, always follow the guidance of the management board of the beach.

In general, May is not the best time to visit Phu Quoc. However, plan your trip, you can get a good price, enjoy the peaceful places, and taste delicious seafood. If you need any more information about the Phu Quoc tour or any help to plan the trip, do not hesitate to contact us for better support.

You may also want to read about Phu Quoc weather in June.


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