Krabi's Weater and Geography.
Krabi has two predominant seasons. One is the hot season and the other the wet season or the Rainy season, but we have to be more detailed.
Hot season is from January to April and this is followed by the so called rain season. However rain occurs mainly in the evening hours from May to December. Unfortunately most travel guides and magazines available anywhere or on the internet are simply calling it rain season ( monsoon season) but do miss to specify at what time in fact it is really raining. This is unfortunate for the whole of Thailand. Rain Season is ver different within the Kingdom of Thailand. If if comes to the south of Thailand( Krabi, Phuket, Koh Samui, Kao Lak etc. ) maijor rains do happen between the end of October and mid of December. But as we said earlier, it is raining mostly in the evening hours while on the day time there is a change of sun and cloudy skies. For a sunlover this might not be paradise, on the other hand for let us say a moderate sunlover it is much more relaxing then the hot season.
Highlands and flat plains do the geography of this region. The quality of soil being sandy clay encourages agriculture including rubber trees, palms, mangos, coconuts, and coffee and its natural forest is rich with mangrove and cassia trees.
The Krabi River flows 5 kilometers through the city and falls into the Andaman at Tambon Pak Nam. There are other streams as well : the Khlong Pakasai, the Khlong Krabi Yai and the Khlong Krabi Noi in the province's highest range of mountains, the Khao Phanom Bencha.The provincial administration also covers more than 130 islands in the Andaman Sea.