Khon Kaen, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Khon Kaen, Thailand

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

What to wear/what to pack for Khon Kaen, Thailand by month

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Khon Kaen during February, you are likely to find 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 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Khon Kaen in March, you will notice that it is a scorcher and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Khon Kaen during May, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Khon Kaen during July, you are likely to find that it can be very hot 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Khon Kaen is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Khon Kaen is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Khon Kaen during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Khon Kaen in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Khon Kaen, Thailand

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

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