When is the best time to go to Laos?

When is the best time to go to Laos? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Laos, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March, November and December
  • The best months to go to Vientiane are January, February, March, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Vientiane are February, March, April and May
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June, July, August and September
  • Savannakhet is the city with the best climate, with good weather 7 months a year

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Laos for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 63°F to 79°F
10%
February 67°F to 85°F
9%
March 76°F to 88°F
23%
April 77°F to 92°F
56%
May 77°F to 92°F
83%
June 76°F to 86°F
92%
July 76°F to 85°F
95%
August 76°F to 85°F
97%
September 76°F to 85°F
90%
October 72°F to 83°F
53%
November 68°F to 83°F
26%
December 63°F to 79°F
11%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Laos by cities

Vientiane

Best time to go to Vientiane

The best months to go to Vientiane are january, february, march, october, november and december.

Luang Prabang

Best time to go to Luang Prabang

The best months to go to Luang Prabang are january, february, march, november and december.

Vang Vieng

Best time to go to Vang Vieng

The best months to go to Vang Vieng are january, february, march, november and december.

Houei Sai

Best time to go to Houei Sai

The best months to go to Houei Sai are january, february, march, april, november and december.

Khong island (Don Khong)

Best time to go to Khong island (Don Khong)

The best months to go to Khong island (Don Khong) are january, february, march, november and december.

Louang Namtha

Best time to go to Louang Namtha

The best months to go to Louang Namtha are january, february, march, april, november and december.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Laos

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Laos and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Houei Sai and Khong island (Don Khong).

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7% 5% 19% 44% 77% 85% 88% 94% 89% 38% 12% 4%
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11% 7% 19% 48% 82% 94% 95% 100% 88% 56% 28% 9%
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11% 9% 22% 59% 91% 93% 96% 100% 93% 69% 38% 12%
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13% 7% 16% 43% 71% 82% 91% 90% 79% 57% 30% 18%
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6% 6% 29% 73% 90% 91% 97% 97% 98% 72% 33% 15%
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18% 8% 15% 33% 61% 89% 90% 91% 79% 53% 32% 16%
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13% 13% 28% 65% 86% 96% 97% 99% 89% 54% 36% 17%
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7% 6% 24% 74% 88% 95% 99% 99% 98% 56% 22% 7%
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13% 13% 34% 74% 96% 98% 98% 99% 90% 59% 34% 14%
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5% 9% 17% 52% 81% 90% 97% 99% 93% 33% 12% 4%
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6% 9% 20% 50% 82% 91% 97% 98% 85% 28% 6% 3%

Where to go in Laos?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Vientiane86°F97°F99°F103°F99°F94°F90°F90°F92°F92°F90°F86°F
Luang Prabang85°F92°F97°F99°F95°F92°F90°F90°F92°F92°F88°F85°F
Vang Vieng85°F92°F95°F97°F94°F90°F88°F88°F90°F90°F88°F85°F
Houei Sai85°F90°F97°F99°F97°F92°F88°F90°F92°F92°F88°F85°F
Khong island (Don Khong)90°F97°F101°F99°F95°F92°F90°F90°F88°F90°F90°F88°F
Louang Namtha77°F83°F90°F94°F92°F88°F86°F86°F88°F86°F83°F77°F
Nong Kiau79°F88°F92°F94°F92°F88°F86°F88°F88°F88°F85°F79°F
Pakse90°F95°F99°F97°F94°F90°F88°F86°F88°F88°F90°F88°F
Phonsavan76°F83°F86°F88°F85°F83°F81°F81°F83°F83°F79°F76°F
Savannakhet86°F95°F97°F99°F95°F92°F90°F88°F90°F90°F88°F85°F
Thakhek85°F95°F97°F99°F95°F92°F90°F90°F92°F90°F90°F85°F

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Is this weather information for Laos reliable?

Climate data for Laos has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Laos allows us to determine the average for each month in Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Houei Sai, Khong island (Don Khong), Louang Namtha, Nong Kiau, Pakse, and 3 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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