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

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

When to go to Southern Thailand, Thailand

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

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

January

January in Southern Thailand is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Southern Thailand can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Southern Thailand is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Southern Thailand in April, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

May

May for Southern Thailand is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots

June

June in Southern Thailand is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

If you are traveling to Southern Thailand in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

Traveling to Southern Thailand in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

September

September in Southern Thailand is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

October

If you visit Southern Thailand during October, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts

November

If you visit Southern Thailand during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots

December

December in Southern Thailand is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southern Thailand, 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 Southern Thailand

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