Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand

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

What to wear/what to pack for Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand by month

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February can be sizzling 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:

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

March

If you go to Kamphaeng Phet in March, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Kamphaeng Phet during April, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sarong

May

May is blindingly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Kamphaeng Phet during June, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Kamphaeng Phet is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Kamphaeng Phet, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Kamphaeng Phet is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Kamphaeng Phet can be very hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Kamphaeng Phet is really hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Kamphaeng Phet in November, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Kamphaeng Phet during December, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kamphaeng Phet, 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 Kamphaeng Phet
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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