When is the best time to go to Bangkok?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Bangkok are January, February, March, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and November
  • October is the rainiest month
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

Annual weather in Bangkok

For full information about the climate and weather in Bangkok a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 77°F/92°F
February 79°F/94°F
March 83°F/95°F
April 86°F/97°F
May 86°F/97°F
June 85°F/94°F
July 83°F/92°F
August 83°F/92°F
September 81°F/92°F
October 81°F/90°F
November 79°F/92°F
December 77°F/90°F

Weather and climate in Bangkok

Bangkok enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Bangkok is 94°F (ranging from 90°F in october to 97°F in april). Annual rainfall is 78.5in, with a minimum of 0.9in in december and a maximum of 17.1in in october.
  • Between january and march the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 104°F and it rains in march about 2.4in.
  • Between the months of april and september the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 92°F.
  • In october the climate is not good. The temperature rises to 90°F and, in october, 19 days of rain are expected.
  • From november to december the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 77°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Bangkok

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Bangkok: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Bangkok

Find out when Bangkok has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Bangkok

  • Very low season in Bangkok
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: April, May, June and September.
  • Low season in Bangkok
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: February, March, July, August and October.
  • High season in Bangkok
    The number of visitors to Bangkok is high in: January and November.
  • Peek season in Bangkok
    The largest number of tourists visiting Bangkok is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Bangkok month by month

Best time for low prices in Bangkok

Average prices of hotels in Bangkok month by month

Generally, November is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Bangkok. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, September is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Bangkok

A return flight between London and Bangkok is generally cheaper if you go in may ($ 530 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 219 more for your airline ticket to Bangkok if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Bangkok

On average, it costs $ 9.6 per day to hire a car in Bangkok. This price varies by $ 1.2 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 8.4 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in february is $ 9.6.

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Other cities and places near Bangkok

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