Northern Isaan, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Northern Isaan, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Northern Isaan, we've got 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 Northern Isaan, Thailand

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

Important essentials for Northern Isaan, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northern Isaan, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Northern Isaan, Thailand

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Northern Isaan.

What to wear/what to pack for Northern Isaan, Thailand by month

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January

If you visit Northern Isaan during January, you will probably see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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February

If you are traveling to Northern Isaan in February, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

March in this region is blindingly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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April

April in Northern Isaan can be blisteringly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

If you go to Northern Isaan in May, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you vacation in Northern Isaan during June, you may find that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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July

If you go to Northern Isaan in July, you will notice that it is really hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

Traveling to Northern Isaan in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you vacation in Northern Isaan during September, you may notice that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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October

If you are traveling to Northern Isaan in October, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

If you go to Northern Isaan in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

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

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