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

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

When to go to Champasak, Laos

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Champasak in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is really 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:

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

June

If you are traveling to Champasak in June, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Champasak in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region can be very 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:

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

October

If you are traveling to Champasak in October, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Champasak, 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 Champasak
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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