Samut Prakan, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Samut Prakan, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Samut Prakan, I have 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 Samut Prakan, Thailand

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

Important essentials for Samut Prakan, Thailand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Samut Prakan, Thailand by month

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January

Traveling to Samut Prakan in January, you will notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

Traveling to Samut Prakan in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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March

March here is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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April

Traveling to Samut Prakan in April, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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May

If you go to Samut Prakan in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you vacation in Samut Prakan during June, you will probably see that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

In July, Samut Prakan can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Samut Prakan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

August here is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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September

If you vacation in Samut Prakan during September, you may see that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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October

October for Samut Prakan is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

If you are traveling to Samut Prakan in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

If you go to Samut Prakan in December, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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Activities for Samut Prakan, Thailand

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Samut Prakan.

If you go to Si Nakhon Khuean Khan Park and Botanical Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

If you go to the Erawan Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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