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

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

When to go to Ratchaburi, Thailand

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

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

January

January is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Ratchaburi during February, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Ratchaburi during April, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region can be sizzling. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Ratchaburi during June, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Ratchaburi during July, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Ratchaburi in August, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Ratchaburi during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Ratchaburi is really hot and somewhat 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 luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

November

If you vacation in Ratchaburi during November, you are likely to find 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 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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