Isaan, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Isaan, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Isaan, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Isaan, Thailand

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

Important essentials for Isaan, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Isaan, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Isaan, Thailand by month

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January

If you go to Isaan in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

February is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

Traveling to Isaan in March, you will notice that it is sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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April

April is sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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May

May in Isaan is unbearably hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

In June, Isaan can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Isaan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

In July, Isaan is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Isaan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you visit Isaan during August, you will probably see that it can be sweltering 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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September

Traveling to Isaan in September, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you go to Isaan in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

If you vacation in Isaan during November, you might see that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

December is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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