Hat Yai, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Hat Yai, Thailand

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

What to wear/what to pack for Hat Yai, Thailand by month

January

If you go to Hat Yai in January, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

February

February for Hat Yai can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

March

March here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

April

April here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses

May

If you are traveling to Hat Yai in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

June

June in Hat Yai is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat

July

If you vacation in Hat Yai during July, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

August is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

September

September in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts

October

Traveling to Hat Yai in October, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

November in Hat Yai is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

December

December is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hat Yai, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hat Yai, 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 Hat Yai
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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