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    North Thailand

    Chiang Mai weather and climate

    North Thailand

    Chiang Mai weather and climate

     

    Day

    31 °C

     

    Night

    22 °C

     

    Precipitation

    112 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    80 %

     

    Day

    31 °C

     

    Night

    22 °C

     

    Precipitation

    112 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    80 %

    Weather charts for Chiang Mai

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    Weather overview for Chiang Mai

    Weather overview

    Chiang Mai (Thailand) in general has a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 28.2 °C (82.8 °F) in December to 36.5 °C (97.7 °F) in April. Temperatures during the night go from 13.4 °C (56.1 °F) in January to 23.4 °C (74.1 °F) in July. The least rainy month in Chiang Mai is February with its 1 days of rain, the rainiest month is August, when it rains 23 days.

    January weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Chiang Mai, and there is pending dry season as well in January. The beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed, its value is 29.5 °C (85.1 °F), while the sea temperature is on its maximum in this month. The minimum of the rainfall amount can be noticed. The minimum of the night temperature is observable in this month.

    February weather

    The tourist season continues in Chiang Mai, and the ongoing dry season is noticeable as well. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 32.5 °C (90.5 °F), while the beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, its value is 14.8 °C (58.6 °F). The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, with its value being 1 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its maximum, with its value of 10 hours.

    March weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak this month in Chiang Mai. The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed, and the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well, its value is 20 mm (0.80 in). The day temperature continues to rise, with its value being 35.0 °C (95.0 °F), and the rise of the night temperature can be observed as well, the value of this measure is 18.6 °C (65.5 °F). The humidity reaches its minimum, with its value being 53 %.

    April weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Chiang Mai, and the dry season continues too this month. The number of rainy days continues to rise, its value is 7 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month too, the value of this measure is 51 mm (2.00 in). The maximum of the day temperature is observable, with its value being 36.5 °C (97.7 °F), while the night temperature continues to rise, its value is 22.2 °C (72.0 °F).

    May weather

    The wet season slowly starts this month in Chiang Mai. The day temperature descent's start could be observed, while the rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value of 23.0 °C (73.4 °F). The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value being 165 mm (6.48 in), and the number of rainy days continues to rise too, with its value being 18 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, with its value of 8 hours.

    June weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 32.5 °C (90.5 °F) in Chiang Mai. The number of rainy days continues to rise, while the rainfall amount starts to descent, its value is 125 mm (4.93 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, its value is 6 hours. The day length reaches its maximum. There is pending wet season.

    July weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, its value is 31.4 °C (88.5 °F) in Chiang Mai, while the maximum of the night temperature is observable, its value is 23.4 °C (74.1 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value being 21 days, while the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed. There is pending wet season this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value of 5 hours.

    August weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 30.9 °C (87.6 °F) in Chiang Mai. The wet season continues. The number of rainy days is on its maximum, with its value being 23 days, and the rainfall amount reaches its maximum as well in August. The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum in this month.

    September weather

    There is pending wet season this month in Chiang Mai. The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value of 20 days, and the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed as well, with its value being 190 mm (7.48 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise, with its value of 6 hours. The maximum of the humidity can be noticed. The beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed, with its value being 22.6 °C (72.7 °F).

    October weather

    The rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value being 112 mm (4.39 in) in Chiang Mai, and the descent of the number of rainy days can be observed as well, with its value being 14 days. The night temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 21.6 °C (70.9 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 7 hours.

    November weather

    The day temperature starts to descent, with its value being 29.8 °C (85.6 °F) in Chiang Mai, while the descent of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 18.5 °C (65.3 °F). The tourist season is at its beginning this month. The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed, and the descent of the number of rainy days can be observed too, its value is 5 days. The wind speed reaches its minimum in November.

    December weather

    There is pending tourist season in Chiang Mai. The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, the value of this measure is 2 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month too. The minimum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value of 28.2 °C (82.8 °F), while the descent of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 14.3 °C (57.7 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value of 8 hours.

    FAQs

    How many sunny hours can I expect in Chiang Mai in January?

    In Chiang Mai in January, you can expect around 9 hours of sunshine.

    What is the air temperature in Chiang Mai in February at night?

    The average night temperature in Chiang Mai in February is 14.8 °C (58.6 °F). Nights can be cooler, morning running can be refreshing but choose appropriate clothing, evening outdoor sitting can be pleasant but you can also be cold.

    Are there good conditions to visit in March in Chiang Mai?

    In March in Chiang Mai, there are ideal conditions for a vacation. At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 18.6 °C (65.5 °F). You can expect just 2 days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary. Some people will find 35.0 °C (95.0 °F) temperature high, while others will enjoy it.

    How many rainy days can I expect in April in Chiang Mai?

    In April in Chiang Mai, we can expect 7 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 1.7 days of the week, or in general - 25 % days.

    How humid is Chiang Mai in August?

    Humidity in August in Chiang Mai is 81 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    Is September part of the wet season in Chiang Mai?

    Yes, in September in Chiang Mai there is a wet season with 20 days, when there is rain in a month.

    How windy is it in Chiang Mai in October?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in October in Chiang Mai is 1.0. It is rather a milder or unnoticeable wind, therefore it will not bother you during your holiday.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Chiang Mai in November?

    The average daily temperature in November in Chiang Mai is 29.8 °C (85.6 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is it hot in Chiang Mai in December?

    In December in Chiang Mai, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.