Bangkok has a tropical climate, meaning it is steadily warm and humid throughout the year and prone to rain. The best time to visit Bangkok is November to February which is known as the ‘cool season’.
For most of Thailand, the most rainfall is accumulated in September and October making them the wettest months in Thailand. However, the east coast of Southern Thailand gets the heaviest rainfall in November .
The months that typically get the most rainfall are August and September. During the rainy season in Thailand , the seas are typically very rough, and for beachgoers swimming and watersports can sometimes be dangerous due to generally large waves and frequent storms.
Low Season ( July and August ): Low season falls during monsoon season, which brings frequent but usually short bouts of intense rain. Many feel this is a great time to visit the city, as it generally offers some of the best deals on hotels and excursions.
Bangkok is generally safe for travelers and backpackers, but it’s also incredibly hectic. Petty theft (including bag snatching) is the most common type of crime you’ll face. Also, some people will try to rip you off, including taxi drivers who refuse to turn on their meters.
Rains brings humidity and reduces the temperature. Bangkok has much more sunshine, hence it is more hot .
June is a good time to visit , allowing you to catch the last of the dry weather and avoid the crowds seen during the European school holidays. Thailand is bathed in sunshine at this time of year, and there are wonderful opportunities to grab a shoulder season bargain.
|Quick Climate Info|
|Hottest Month||April (89 °F avg)|
|Coldest Month||January (82 °F avg)|
|Wettest Month||September (12.26″ avg)|
|Windiest Month||March (3 mph avg)|
Top tips for finding cheap flights to Thailand. High season is considered to be January , November and December . The cheapest month to fly to Thailand is September .
When to avoid traveling in Thailand Chiang Mai: If possible, avoid visiting from mid-February through early April. This is “burning season” and air quality can be quite bad. Similan Islands: The National Marine Park is closed between the months of November through March.
OFWs warned in Thailand : Don’t wear red or yellow.
Travelers should also be wary of booking stays in April and early May. This is what is considered the “hottest” season in the hot, hotter, and hottest classification of Thai climate. Temperatures can surpass 104 degrees, so if you can’t handle the heat, plan your trip for a few months earlier.
Weather in July July is hot and humid in Bangkok with the average temperatures in the 25.6°C (78.1°F) to 33.3°C (91.9°F). The monsoon brings dark clouds in the skies, which remain overcast for most days and bring 172.7mm (6.8″) of rain. The sun is able to break the cloud cover for an average of 5.7 hours every day.
July can be a good time to visit Thailand , but you’ll need to be prepared for rain. It’s the middle of the wet season and most of the country experiences significant showers and thunderstorms from the southwest monsoons. The plus side is that the crowds are negligible and the prices are reduced.
It is absolutely worth going to Thailand any time, but also in rainy season. It rarely rains all day, and usually the day is warm and sunny most of the day, then when it does rain it is short and sharp storms which cool things off nicely.