West of Bangkok, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to West of Bangkok, Thailand

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

What to wear/what to pack for West of Bangkok, Thailand by month

January

January can be very 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:

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

February

February in this region can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in West of Bangkok is scorchingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to West of Bangkok in May, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in West of Bangkok can be sizzling. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in West of Bangkok is consistently 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:

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

August

August can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, West of Bangkok is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for West of Bangkok, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in West of Bangkok is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit West of Bangkok during December, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering 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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for West of Bangkok, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in West of Bangkok, 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 West of Bangkok
  • Appropriate museum wear

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