When to Go
Thailand enjoys warm weather all year round although it also has a rainy season and a dry season, so it is smart to check when you plan to visit. If you need some help deciding which season to travel in, check out our general when to go section.
High Season: November to March
- High season in Thailand comes over the winter months which also coincide with the dry and cool season.
- Expect the weather to be cooler at this time but by no means cold.
- Prices will rise considerably over Christmas and New Year.
Shoulder Season: April to June and September and October
- Temperatures in Thailand start to peak in April.
- You can expect it to be about 30 degrees Celsius from April onwards.
- The rainy season begins in about May and lasts through until November.
Low Season: July to October
- Low season also occurs during the rainy season or wet season which runs from about May to November.
- During the rainy season you can expect it to rain every day, although usually only in short bursts.
- Widespread flooding can be a problem, sometimes disrupting travel plans in rural areas.
If you are planning to travel to any of the islands in southern Thailand the weather can depend on the monsoon which can be different depending on the exact location of the island so it’s best to check what the weather will be like before you book, especially if you are already in country.