Thailand weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Thailand

The best time to visit in Thailand is from January until September and November and December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Thailand is 35°C in April and the lowest is 31°C in December.

Thailand has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Thailand 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 weather Thailand by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 32 33 34 35 34 33 32 32 32 32 32 31
Precipitation (mm) 14 10 26 43 83 81 78 78 117 171 61 13
Climate data from city: Bangkok

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14 day weather forecast Thailand

The weather for in Thailand will be 32° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Thailand is based on the weather conditions in the city of Bangkok.

Weather forecast this week

Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
24°
0.7 mm 20% 2 m/s 3
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
24°
0.2 mm 20% 2 m/s 6
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
25°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 8
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
7.9 mm 75% 3 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
8.5 mm 75% 3 m/s 3
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
8.1 mm 75% 2 m/s 3
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
25°
6.8 mm 70% 2 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
24°
12.4 mm 80% 2 m/s 4
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
25°
4.6 mm 60% 2 m/s 5
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
25°
1.7 mm 35% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
27°
2.0 mm 40% 1 m/s 5
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
27°
2.6 mm 45% 2 m/s 4
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
26°
6.4 mm 70% 2 m/s 5
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
26°
0.8 mm 20% 2 m/s 3

Climate Thailand

Thailand has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Thailand is 33° degrees and there is about 775 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 137 days a year with an average humidity of 67% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Thailand

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 32 33 34 35 34 33 32 32 32 32 32 31
Night temp. (°C) 23 25 27 28 28 27 26 26 26 26 25 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 14 10 26 43 83 81 78 78 117 171 61 13
Days with rain 7 6 11 15 23 23 26 25 26 26 13 5
Dry days 24 22 20 15 8 7 5 6 4 5 17 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 10 9 10 11 10 8 7 7 7 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Climate data from city: Bangkok

Thailand weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Thailand? 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 Thailand?

Thailand lies in a straight line about 10,322 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Bangkok).

How long is the flight to Thailand?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Thailand is approximately 13 hours.

What are the largest airports in Thailand?

These are the largest airports in Thailand:

How many inhabitants are there in Thailand?

Thailand has approximately 69,037,513 inhabitants.

How big is Thailand?

The area of Thailand is around 514,000 km². It is 2,5x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Thailand?

The capital of Thailand is Bangkok.

What is the currency of Thailand?

In Thailand the Thai baht (THB) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 25 October 2021

  • 1 Thai baht = 1.97 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.51 Thai baht
  • 10 Thai baht = 19.71 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 5.07 Thai baht
  • 100 Thai baht = 197.08 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 50.74 Thai baht

What is the area code of Thailand?

The area code to call Thailand is +66.