Nakhon Phanom, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Nakhon Phanom, Thailand

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

What to wear/what to pack for Nakhon Phanom, Thailand by month

January

January in Nakhon Phanom is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Nakhon Phanom is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Nakhon Phanom in March, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Nakhon Phanom can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Nakhon Phanom can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Nakhon Phanom can be sweltering and very rainy. 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:

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

July

In July, Nakhon Phanom is consistently hot and very 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 Nakhon Phanom, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Nakhon Phanom during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and very 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 two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Nakhon Phanom in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Nakhon Phanom during October, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Nakhon Phanom is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Nakhon Phanom in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Nakhon Phanom, Thailand

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

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