Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Mae Hong Son Province, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand

Based on the climate and weather in Mae Hong Son Province, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand by month

January

January can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Mae Hong Son Province during March, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 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
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses

April

Traveling to Mae Hong Son Province in April, you will notice that it is a scorcher. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is scorchingly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Mae Hong Son Province during June, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Mae Hong Son Province is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Mae Hong Son Province is really hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Mae Hong Son Province is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Mae Hong Son Province during October, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Mae Hong Son Province in November, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region can be very 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
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mae Hong Son Province, 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 Mae Hong Son Province

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