Ayutthaya, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Ayutthaya, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Ayutthaya, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Ayutthaya, Thailand

Based on the climate and weather in Ayutthaya, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Ayutthaya, Thailand by month

January

January in Ayutthaya is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

February

February in this region can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts

March

March for Ayutthaya is sizzling. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

April

April for Ayutthaya is blindingly hot. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Waterproof footwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Umbrella

May

If you visit Ayutthaya during May, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

June

If you go to Ayutthaya in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

July

Traveling to Ayutthaya in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

August

August in Ayutthaya is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

If you visit Ayutthaya during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

October

October in Ayutthaya can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

November

If you go to Ayutthaya in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

December

December in this region is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ayutthaya, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ayutthaya, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B, C and O
  • A SIM card that works in Ayutthaya
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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