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

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

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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 Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand

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

Important essentials 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.

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

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January

If you visit Kamphaeng Phet during January, you are likely to notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

February

Traveling to Kamphaeng Phet in February, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

March

March is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

April

April is scorchingly hot. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

May

May is sweltering 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:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

June

If you are traveling to Kamphaeng Phet in June, you will notice that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

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:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

September

In September, Kamphaeng Phet is extremely hot and very 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 Kamphaeng Phet, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

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 high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

November

November in Kamphaeng Phet can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

December

If you vacation in Kamphaeng Phet during December, you may find that it is consistently 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:

If you check out a temple, such as San Lak Mueang, wear:

If you go to Khet Aranyik, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Activities for Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Kamphaeng Phet.

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