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

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

When to go to Chiang Saen, Thailand

Based on the climate and weather in Chiang Saen, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Chiang Saen, Thailand by month

January

January for Chiang Saen dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Chiang Saen dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here 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:

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

June

June 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:

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

July

Traveling to Chiang Saen in July, you will notice that it is consistently 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:

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

August

Traveling to Chiang Saen in August, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Chiang Saen in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

December

December for Chiang Saen dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Chiang Saen, Thailand

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

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