Lower Northern Thailand, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Lower Northern Thailand, Thailand

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

What to wear/what to pack for Lower Northern Thailand, Thailand by month

January

If you vacation in Lower Northern Thailand during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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:

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

February

If you visit Lower Northern Thailand during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

March

March in Lower Northern Thailand can be blisteringly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Lower Northern Thailand can be excruciatingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Lower Northern Thailand in May, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Lower Northern Thailand is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Lower Northern Thailand can be sweltering 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 Lower Northern Thailand, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is extremely 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:

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

September

If you vacation in Lower Northern Thailand during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Lower Northern Thailand during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Lower Northern Thailand in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Lower Northern Thailand in December, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Lower Northern Thailand, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lower Northern Thailand, 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 Lower Northern Thailand
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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