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

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

When to go to Sukhothai, Thailand

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

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

January

January here can be sweltering 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:

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

February

February in Sukhothai is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Sukhothai in March, you will notice that it can be sizzling and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Sukhothai in April, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Sukhothai in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Sukhothai is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Sukhothai can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Sukhothai 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 low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Sukhothai is constantly hot and very rainy. 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 Sukhothai, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Sukhothai in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Sukhothai during November, 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Sukhothai during December, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain.

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 (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sukhothai, 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 Sukhothai
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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