Southern Laos, Laos: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Southern Laos, Laos? If you're planning to go to Southern Laos, we 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 Southern Laos, Laos

Based on the climate and weather in Southern Laos, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Southern Laos, Laos

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Southern Laos, Laos by month

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January

January in Southern Laos is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

February for Southern Laos dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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March

March in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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April

April for Southern Laos can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

May can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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June

If you go to Southern Laos in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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August

August for Southern Laos is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains almost every day.

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September

Traveling to Southern Laos in September, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in Southern Laos is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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November

If you go to Southern Laos in November, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Southern Laos in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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