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Chiang Rai – Best time to go

Best time to visit Chiang Rai

Fresher and less humid than most of Thailand, Chiang Rai sees its coolest temperatures from November to February, while many visitors find March to May just about perfect, when the cool season blends into the hot season. 

Best times to visit

Dry Season

Chiang Rai’s dry season includes the cool months from November to February and the hotter climate of March to May. December and January see the lowest temperatures, while April is the warmest month of the year.  

Rainy Season

The rainy season lasts from May to October. Even at this time of year most days enjoy some sunshine, along with an hour or two of rain. Mid July to mid August tends to see the wettest weather.  .  

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Average weather in January

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
28ºC
11mm

Average weather in February

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
31ºC
12mm

Average weather in March

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
34ºC
24mm

Average weather in April

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
35ºC
93mm

Average weather in May

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
33ºC
209mm

Average weather in June

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
32ºC
317mm

Average weather in July

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
31ºC
317mm

Average weather in August

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
31ºC
368mm

Average weather in September

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
31ºC
280mm

Average weather in October

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
30ºC
132mm

Average weather in November

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
28ºC
56mm

Average weather in December

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Chiang Rai
27ºC
18mm