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

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

When to go to Phayao, Thailand

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

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

January

If you vacation in Phayao during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Phayao during March, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Phayao in April, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Phayao can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Phayao is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Phayao, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Phayao in July, you will notice that it is really 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:

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

August

August for Phayao is constantly hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Phayao is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Phayao, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Phayao in October, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Phayao in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Phayao, 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 Phayao

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