Central Laos, Laos: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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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 go 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).

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February

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

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March

If you go to Central Laos in March, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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April

April in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you go to Central Laos in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

If you go to Central Laos in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

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

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August

August in Central Laos is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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September

Traveling to Central Laos in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

October in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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November

November dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

Traveling 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).

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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 adapter that supports outlet types A, B, C, E and F. This one should be appropriate for most locations, but you should check with your hotel.
  • A SIM card that works in Central Laos. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some locations you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone
  • Emergency water purifier

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