Mae Sai, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Mae Sai, Thailand

Based on the climate and weather in Mae Sai, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Mae Sai, Thailand by month

January

January in Mae Sai is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

February

If you vacation in Mae Sai during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Mae Sai is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Mae Sai in April, you will notice that it is sizzling. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Mae Sai can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Mae Sai is constantly hot. 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:

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

July

July in Mae Sai is consistently hot. 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:

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

August

August here is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Mae Sai is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Mae Sai is extremely hot. 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:

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

November

November in Mae Sai is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mae Sai, Thailand

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

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