Chiang Rai, Thailand: Best time to go and average weather

Find the perfect time to go to Chiang Rai in Thailand from seasonal norms, below.

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When is the best time to go to Chiang Rai?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Chiang Rai are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are March, April and May
  • February is the driest month
  • The coldest months are January and December
  • The rainiest months are July and August

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

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good weather Chiang Rai in january
perfect weather Chiang Rai in february
good weather Chiang Rai in march
good weather Chiang Rai in april
tolerable weather Chiang Rai in may
tolerable weather Chiang Rai in june
tolerable weather Chiang Rai in july
tolerable weather Chiang Rai in august
tolerable weather Chiang Rai in september
tolerable weather Chiang Rai in october
perfect weather Chiang Rai in november
good weather Chiang Rai in december

Weather and climate in Chiang Rai

  • In january the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 30°C°C and it rains about 16mm each month.
  • In february the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 40°C and you can expect to have 6mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In march the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 21°C and it rains in march about 27mm.
  • From april to may the climate is correct. By early evening, the temperature averages 29°C.
  • Between the months of june and august the climate is very bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 26°C.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is passable, but still OK. It is for example 33°C as maximum temperature in october and it rains about 51% of the time in october.
  • In the month of november the climate is very good. By early evening, the temperature averages 22°C and, in november, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • In december the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 35°C and you can expect to have 30mm of rainfall/month during this period.

Chiang Rai : Part of the moat surrounding the historical city centre of Chiang Mai



Chart: temperature and rainfall in Chiang Rai

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Chiang Rai: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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