Best Time To Visit Chiang Rai - Time To Go To Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is characterized by a tropical wet and dry climate with warm winters and slightly warmer summers. Rainfall experienced is seasonal but the temperature variations are not too major. Average annual temperature is around 24 – 25 degree Celsius.

  • Rainy Season: A lot of rainfall can be expected in the months of May to October. August is usually the wettest month of the year. Temperature is around 26 – 27 degree Celsius and doesn’t vary much.
  • Dry Season: November to April is almost rainless, with only a few surprise showers in between. The temperature may drop down to 20 degree Celsius in January and February, but remains the same rest of the year.

The best time to visit Chiang Rai is during the cooler winter months which are almost rainless. This ensures that the weather is not very humid and it is easy to go outdoors for sightseeing. The rainy season is an off season and a visit should be avoided in those months.

Climate in Chiang Rai

Know weather for your travel dates:

18-Oct-2018
Today 18 Oct

87

71

Humid throughout the day and overcast starting in the afternoon.

Wind:0.23 m/s

Humidity:82%

Precipitation:0.17%

  • Fri 19 Oct
    86 | 71

    Humid and overcast throughout the day.

  • Sat 20 Oct
    87 | 70

    Humid and overcast throughout the day.

  • Sun 21 Oct
    89 | 69

    Humid and overcast throughout the day.

  • Mon 22 Oct
    90 | 71

    Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Tue 23 Oct
    82 | 67

    Rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Wed 24 Oct
    78 | 67

    Rain throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Chiang Rai

Average Temperature in Chiang Rai by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 70℉

Minimum temperature: 57℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Feb

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Mar

Average temperature: 78℉

Minimum temperature: 57℉

Maximum temperature: 99℉

Apr

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 64℉

Maximum temperature: 99℉

May

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 99℉

Jun

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Jul

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Aug

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Sep

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Oct

Average temperature: 78℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Nov

Average temperature: 75℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Dec

Average temperature: 71℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Highest temperature in Chiang Rai is recorded as 98.6℉ in March, April and May.

Lowest temperature in Chiang Rai is recorded as 53.6℉ in February and December.

Average Rain in Chiang Rai by Month (in mm)

  • 40
  • 30
  • 20
  • 10 0
Jan

Average Rain: 0.6 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 6.22 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 0.8 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 18.59 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 10.48 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 224.52 mm

May

Average Rain: 13.08 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 153.31 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 13.05 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 105.28 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 28.57 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 216.77 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 27.12 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 275.6 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 19.67 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 134.72 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 4.79 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 29.44 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 1.08 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 7.74 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 0.1 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 3.11 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Chiang Rai is 275.6 mm in August.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Chiang Rai is February.

Average Humidity in Chiang Rai by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Feb

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

Mar

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 46%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

Apr

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

May

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

Jun

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Jul

Average Humidity: 89%

Minimum Humidity: 80%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Aug

Average Humidity: 89%

Minimum Humidity: 82%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Sep

Average Humidity: 89%

Minimum Humidity: 82%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Oct

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 78%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Nov

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Dec

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Most humid month in Chiang Rai is August.

Least humid month in Chiang Rai is March.

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