Splash the Water in Hot Day
During the hot summer day. In Thailand, The summer period, or hot and dry season, is from March to June. At this time temperatures in Krabi average around 32 degrees, but can often reach 35-38 degrees with humidity levels of 75%. And April is usually be the hottest month of the year. This is the reason why in April, Songkarn Festival or Thai New Year is about splash the water to each other to reduce the heat. Splash the water in hot day in common for people only during Songkarn Festival. But for elephants, due to sensitive skin, Thus, the elephants use mud as a sunscreen, protecting its skin from ultraviolet light. (Read More About Elephants’ Skin) and splashing the water by using usually their trunk to blow the water to their back.
From July to October is the monsoon, when most of Thailand’s annual rainfall is accumulated and flooding can ravage the country. The humidity averages just under 90%, with temperatures averaging around 29 degrees Celsius in a very wet and rainy Krabi.
The monsoon finishes when the wind direction changes, bringing dry weather from the northeast. At best this season can be described as unpredictable and not the constant downpour of rain like you may expect. The middle months of this season may hold particularly heavy rains for the north of the country. Anyway, don’t be afraid of the rain as well. Things are more fun out-there and ready for you to explore.
Therefore, let’s get fun and play with elephants at Krabi Elephant House Sanctuary