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

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

When to go to Nan, Thailand

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

What to wear/what to pack for Nan, Thailand by month

January

If you vacation in Nan during January, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

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:

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

February

If you go to Nan in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Nan during April, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Nan in May, you will notice that it can be sizzling. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Nan is consistently 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:

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

July

July in Nan is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Nan during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly 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:

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

September

If you vacation in Nan during September, you are likely to find that it is really 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 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:

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

October

October in Nan can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Nan in November, you will notice that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Nan during December, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Nan, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nan, 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 Nan
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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