Chao Phraya Basin, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Chao Phraya Basin, Thailand

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

What to wear/what to pack for Chao Phraya Basin, Thailand by month

January

January in Chao Phraya Basin is extremely 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:

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

February

February in this region is a scorcher 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:

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

March

March can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here can be blisteringly 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:

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

May

May for Chao Phraya Basin is unbearably hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Chao Phraya Basin in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Chao Phraya Basin during July, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Chao Phraya Basin is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Chao Phraya Basin, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Chao Phraya Basin during September, you are likely to find that it can be very 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Chao Phraya Basin is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Chao Phraya Basin in December, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Chao Phraya Basin, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chao Phraya Basin, 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 Chao Phraya Basin
  • Appropriate museum wear

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