Mae Sai, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Mae Sai, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Mae Sai, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Mae Sai, Thailand

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you go to Mae Sai in January, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

March is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

If you visit Mae Sai during April, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

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

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June

If you visit Mae Sai during June, you might notice that it is consistently 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).

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July

July in Mae Sai can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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August

August in Mae Sai is consistently 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).

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September

If you vacation in Mae Sai during September, you may find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Mae Sai in October, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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December

If you go to Mae Sai in December, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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