Laos
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Laos

The best time to visit Laos is from January until June and September until December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Laos is 37°C in April and the lowest is 28°C in December.

Laos has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Laos or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Laos weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 33 36 37 35 32 31 31 31 31 30 28
Precipitation (mm) 8 4 17 35 107 119 159 164 141 58 16 7

Climate data from city: Vientiane




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Laos weather

The Laos weather for will be 26° till 36° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The Laos weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Vientiane.

5-day weather forecast Laos

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
28 june
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33°C
20°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
SSW
10
Wednesday
29 june
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32°C
21°C
3.8 mm
55%
1 Bft
SSW
9
Thursday
30 june
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26°C
22°C
21.5 mm
90%
0 Bft
S
4
Friday
1 july
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29°C
21°C
4.3 mm
60%
1 Bft
SW
9
Saturday
2 july
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30°C
21°C
9.8 mm
75%
1 Bft
SW
10

View the 14 day weather forecast for Laos


Climate Laos

Laos has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Laos is 32° degrees and there is about 835 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 186 days a year with an average humidity of 67% and an UV-index of 7.

Laos

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 33 36 37 35 32 31 31 31 31 30 28
Night temp. (°C) 17 20 24 26 26 25 24 24 23 22 20 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 8 4 17 35 107 119 159 164 141 58 16 7
Days with rain 4 3 7 13 21 22 26 26 25 14 5 3
Dry days 27 25 24 17 10 8 5 5 5 17 25 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 10 9 11 10 9 8 9 9 7 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
UV-index 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 6 6

Climate data from city: Vientiane

Laos weather by month

What is the average Laos weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Laos?

Laos lies in a straight line about 10,703 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Vientiane).

How long is the flight to Laos?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Laos is approximately 13 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Laos?

These are the largest airports in Laos:

How many inhabitants are there in Laos?

Laos has approximately 6,492,400 inhabitants.

How big is Laos?

The area of Laos is around 236,800 km². It is 5x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Laos?

The capital of Laos is Vientiane.

What is the currency of Laos?

In Laos the Lao kip (LAK) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 June 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 601.76 Lao kip
  • 1 Lao kip = 0.002 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 60,175.81 Lao kip
  • 100 Lao kip = 0.17 South African rand

What is the area code of Laos?

The area code to call Laos is +856.