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    Louangphrabang weather and climate

    Laos

    Louangphrabang weather and climate

     

    Day

    31 °C

     

    Night

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    19 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    2 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    76 %

     

    Day

    31 °C

     

    Night

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    19 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    2 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    76 %

    Overview: Louangphrabang
    Louangphrabang, located in Laos, is characterized by its tropical climate conditions with a diverse range of weather patterns throughout the year. During the day, temperature fluctuations are observed with the mercury scaling up to approximately 35 °C (94 °F) in the hot month of April, before dropping to a cooler 26 °C (79 °F) come December. Nighttime temperatures also show variability, peaking at 23 °C (74 °F) in July and reaching their lowest point at 13 °C (56 °F) in January. Precipitation in Louangphrabang follows a seasonal trend; December experiences the least rainfall with barely 2 days of downpours, whereas August is the peak of the rainy season with up to 21 days of rain. When planning a trip, visitors should consider these climatic factors, including humidity levels, wind speeds, and the number of sunny hours to ensure a pleasant visit.

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    Weather overview for Louangphrabang

    Weather overview

    Louangphrabang, located in Laos, is characterized by its tropical climate conditions with a diverse range of weather patterns throughout the year. During the day, temperature fluctuations are observed with the mercury scaling up to approximately 35 °C (94 °F) in the hot month of April, before dropping to a cooler 26 °C (79 °F) come December. Nighttime temperatures also show variability, peaking at 23 °C (74 °F) in July and reaching their lowest point at 13 °C (56 °F) in January. Precipitation in Louangphrabang follows a seasonal trend; December experiences the least rainfall with barely 2 days of downpours, whereas August is the peak of the rainy season with up to 21 days of rain. When planning a trip, visitors should consider these climatic factors, including humidity levels, wind speeds, and the number of sunny hours to ensure a pleasant visit.

    January weather

    January in Louangphrabang marks the onset of the tourist season. Day temperatures begin to rise, averaging around 27 °C (81 °F), while the nocturnal climate is at its coolest for the year. The quantity of rainfall is at its lowest for the year, and the number of cloudless sun hours also begins to increase, averaging 6 hours this month.

    February weather

    As February arrives in Louangphrabang, the day temperatures continue their ascent, reaching an average of 31 °C (87 °F), while the night temperatures gently rise, registering an average of 14 °C (57 °F). The volume of rainfall slightly increases, with the precipitation level reaching 19 mm (0.75 in). The zenith of sun hours without clouds is evident, with an average duration of 7 hours.

    March weather

    In March, Louangphrabang experiences further escalation in day temperatures, peaking at 33 °C (91 °F), with the night also getting warmer at an average of 17 °C (62 °F). The incidence of rainy days begins to increase, now at 5 days, as does the volume of precipitation. The apex of wind speeds is also recorded this month.

    April weather

    April in Louangphrabang heralds the peak of day temperatures, averaging 35 °C (94 °F), while nights become significantly warmer, averaging 20 °C (69 °F). The accumulation of rainfall is noticeable, at 86 mm (3.40 in), and the frequency of rainy days heightens to 11 days. The increase in the number of sunny hours begins this month.

    May weather

    The month of May marks the commencement of the wet season in Louangphrabang. A slight drop in day temperatures can be noticed, with values decreasing to 34 °C (93 °F), while nighttime temperatures continue to rise, notching 22 °C (72 °F). The number of rainy days proceeds to climb to 16 days, and the amount of rainfall detected charts an increase, registering at 155 mm (6.10 in). The number of cloudless sun hours starts its decline, currently at 6 hours.

    June weather

    With the wet season in full effect during June, Louangphrabang is met with continued high levels of rainfall, accumulating to 166 mm (6.54 in). The rise in the tally of rainy days persists. Night temperatures elevate slightly to an average of 23 °C (73 °F). The decline in sun hours becomes more marked, with a new low of 5 hours being reached. This month also boasts the longest days of the year.

    July weather

    As July unfolds, a gradual decline in day temperatures is observed in Louangphrabang, now averaging 32 °C (89 °F), while the highest night temperatures of the year are noted at 23 °C (74 °F). The uptick in rainy days is in line with previous months, marked at 20 days, and rainfall totals continue their upsurge. The minimum number of sun hours is recorded, presently at 4 hours, signaling the stronghold of the wet season.

    August weather

    August in Louangphrabang is characterized by the maximum frequency of rainy days, with an average of 21 days, and the precipitation volume reaches its zenith at 278 mm (10.96 in). The ongoing presence of the wet season is palpable. An ascent in the number of sunny hours is initiated, now standing at 5 hours. The highest humidity levels of the year are registered during this month, and wind speeds touch their least vigorous pace at an average of 1.

    September weather

    As September arrives, the wet season in Louangphrabang begins its gradual retreat. The count of rainy days starts to diminish, now at 16 days, and an initial decrease in rainfall is noted. Nighttime temperatures also start their descent, averaging 22 °C (71 °F). The ongoing increase in the number of sun hours is continued with 6 hours.

    October weather

    In October, Louangphrabang witnesses the start of the decline in day temperatures, which now stand at 31 °C (87 °F). The drop in night temperatures is also apparent, with the averages settling at 20 °C (68 °F). The descending rainfall continues, now at 84 mm (3.30 in), and the reduction of rainy days further adds to the seasonal change, marked at 9 days. The sequential rise in the number of sun hours is maintained, with an average of 6 hours.

    November weather

    The onset of November in Louangphrabang sets the stage for the approaching tourist season and the commencement of the dry season. The downturn in the count of rainy days is notable, at 4 days, and the precipitation levels reflect a similar trend, now at 30 mm (1.16 in). The descent in day temperatures is measurable, with averages heading down to 29 °C (83 °F), while the continuation of the night temperature drop is also noticeable, at 17 °C (62 °F).

    December weather

    December heralds the upcoming tourist season in Louangphrabang while firmly entrenched in the dry season. Day temperatures reach a minimum average of 26 °C (79 °F), and the downward trend in night temperatures persists, averaging 14 °C (57 °F). The least amount of rainfall for the year is recorded at 2 days, and a continuing decrease in rainfall volume is seen, recorded at 16 mm (0.64 in).

    FAQs

    How many days are typically rainy in January in Louangphrabang?

    In January, Louangphrabang experiences approximately 2 days of rainfall, averaging to about 0.5 days per week, which equates to around 6 % of the month being wet.

    What is the temperature during the night in Louangphrabang in February?

    The average nighttime temperature in February in Louangphrabang settles around 14 °C (57 °F), proposing comfortable evenings for leisure activities.

    Would you recommend March for a trip to Louangphrabang?

    March is a favorable time to visit Louangphrabang, as you can enjoy temperate days around 33 °C (91 °F) with limited rainfall, totaling around 5 days of precipitation, making extra clothing for the evening advisable.

    What are the humidity levels like in Louangphrabang during April?

    In Louangphrabang throughout April, you can anticipate humidity levels to be around 75 %.

    How much can the temperatures drop during the night in May in Louangphrabang?

    Night temperatures in Louangphrabang in May witness moderate warmth, averaging 22 °C (72 °F).

    What trend in sun hours is observed in Louangphrabang throughout June?

    June in Louangphrabang sees a decrease in the average number of sunny hours to 5 hours a day.

    What is the frequency of rainy days in Louangphrabang during July?

    Rain is a common occurrence in Louangphrabang in July, with the count of rainy days reaching an average of 20 days for the month.

    What is the wind speed like in August in Louangphrabang?

    In August, a very light breeze with an average wind speed of 1 typically kisses the streets of Louangphrabang.

    What weather characteristics define September in Louangphrabang?

    September in Louangphrabang remains within the bounds of the wet season, punctuated by 16 days of rainy weather.

    Can you tell me about the number of sunny hours in October in Louangphrabang?

    October presents an increased number of sunny hours, averaging 6 hours a day in Louangphrabang.

    During the day, what average temperature can visitors expect in November in Louangphrabang?

    Visitors can expect to bask in pleasant daily temperatures averaging 29 °C (83 °F) in November in Louangphrabang.

    How would you describe the weather in Louangphrabang during December?

    December in Louangphrabang offers a warm and agreeable climate, typically devoid of extreme heat.

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