Central Laos, Laos: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Central Laos, Laos

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

What to wear/what to pack for Central Laos, Laos by month

January

If you are traveling to Central Laos in January, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

February

February in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Central Laos is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Central Laos is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Central Laos in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Central Laos in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Central Laos is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Central Laos in October, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Central Laos in November, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Central Laos in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Central Laos, Laos

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B, C, E and F
  • A SIM card that works in Central Laos

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