Weather in Thailand by Month

Thailand's climate is tropical with high temperature and high humidity throughout the year. But still Thailand weather changes quite drastically throughout the year and it's good to have an idea what weather should be expected at the time of your visit to Thailand.

Thailand weather in January

January is a peak season and one of the best months of the year to visit Thailand. The weather conditions are great throughout the country. The central and northern Thailand is dry and cooler than usual. Both the east and west coasts of Thailand are seeing a lot of sunshine with little chance of rain.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in January.

Thailand weather in February

February is the end of Thailand's peak season and the weather is still excellent. The central and northern Thailand sees a slight increase in the chance of rain but the chance of rain on both the east and west coasts of Thailand is even lower.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in February.

Thailand weather in March

March is the precursor to Thailand's hottest period. Temperatures are starting to rise throughout Thailand and it can be felt in the northern Thailand as well as in Bangkok and other central destinations. March is shoulder season on all islands and it’s a great time to go there as you get sunny weather with less crowds.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in March.

Thailand weather in April

The weather throughout Thailand in April is really hot - the average temperature frequently reaching more than 35°C. The heat in Bangkok and central Thailand (around Kanchanaburi) can be particularly oppressive. The weather in the south is slightly cooler and the east coast beaches are the best choice in April. Rain showers can be expected on the west coast beaches, especially as the month progresses.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in April.

Thailand weather in May

Temperature drops in May throughout the country and most regions experience a notable rise in rainfall. There is a high chance of rain on the west coast beaches. Hua Hin and the east coast beaches are the best choice with little rain expected.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in May.

Thailand weather in June

There is a reasonable chance of rain throughout much of Thailand in June. Temperatures remain high and the rain usually comes in the form of short showers. Weather patterns in the south and on the islands are similar to May. There is a high chance of rain on the west coast beaches. The best weather with little rain can be expected in Hua Hin and the east coast beaches.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in June.

Thailand weather in July

Temperatures drop slightly throughout Thailand in July and rainfall increases with short daily showers likely to become more prolonged. The west coast beaches have a much higher chance of heavy downpours than the east coast beaches, which are significantly drier and sunnier.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in July.

Thailand weather in August

Rainfall across much of Thailand is at its peak in August. Northern Thailand typically receives its heaviest rainfall of the year. Rain can be expected almost every day on the west coast beaches as they are experiencing their wettest month of the year too. Hua Hin and the east coast beaches are enjoying drier conditions with plenty of sunshine.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in August.

Thailand weather in September

September tends to be the wettest month of the year in Thailand with all the country receiving rain in varying amounts. Temperatures continue to decline and thunderstorms are not unusual as the humidity reaches its peak. Beach conditions are poor with heavy rain and rough sea experienced on the west coast and increasingly heavy rain on the south east coast.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in September.

Thailand weather in October

October is a month of change as the rain starts to recede and the humidity level falls as the month progresses. Temperature is declining as October marks the start of the cool season in northern Thailand. In October rain level is still high on both coasts.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in October.

Thailand weather in November

In November the rain is getting less common for much of Thailand, especially later in the month. Humidity and temperature is relatively low. November is a good time of year to visit northern Thailand. Central Thailand is also experiencing favourable weather conditions. Places like Koh Chang and Hua Hin are a good choice for beach lovers as they enjoy plenty of sunshine and minimal rainfall this month. The east coast beaches are in the midst of wet season, so it is better to avoid them and choose beaches on the west of Thailand.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in November.

Thailand weather in December

December is one of the best months of the year to travel in Thailand with minimal rainfall, favourable temperatures and plenty of sunshine. Weather conditions are favourable in Bangkok and central Thailand, as well as in the north of the country. Most of Thailand beaches have superb weather conditions in December. The south east is the only region to see more rainfall. Dry conditions and warm sea temperatures off the west coast make December an ideal month for visiting the west coast.

For more detailed information about the weather conditions of this month in all Thailand destinations check Thailand Weather in December.