Best Time To Visit Chiang Rai

Are you looking for the best time to visit Chiang Rai? The best time to visit Chiang Rai is from October to February. 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.

Seasons in Chiang Rai

  • 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 which is from October to February. 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.

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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.

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

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

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Most humid month in Chiang Rai is August.

Least humid month in Chiang Rai is March.

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