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

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

When to go to Rai Leh, Thailand

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

What to wear/what to pack for Rai Leh, Thailand by month

January

If you vacation in Rai Leh during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

If you go to Rai Leh in February, you will notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

March

March in Rai Leh can be sizzling. 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 (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses

April

In April, Rai Leh is scorchingly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella

May

May is sizzling. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops

June

In June, Rai Leh is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Rai Leh, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

July

In July, Rai Leh is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Rai Leh, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you visit Rai Leh during August, 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

September

If you visit Rai Leh during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

October in Rai Leh is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

November here can be very hot. 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:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

December

If you visit Rai Leh during December, you are likely to find that it is really 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Rai Leh, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Rai Leh, 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 Rai Leh
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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