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

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

When to go to Yala, Thailand

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

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

January

If you vacation in Yala during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

If you visit Yala during February, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Yala can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts

April

April here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

May in Yala is constantly hot. 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:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

June in Yala is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

July

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

August for Yala is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses

September

If you vacation in Yala during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you go to Yala in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

November for Yala is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

December

If you go to Yala in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yala, 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 Yala
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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