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, May, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are March, April and May
  • February is the driest month
  • The rainiest months are July and August


Annual weather in Chiang Rai

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

January 59°F/86°F
0.9in
February 63°F/94°F
0.3in
March 72°F/99°F
0.8in
April 77°F/103°F
1.8in
May 79°F/99°F
8.7in
June 76°F/92°F
13.7in
July 76°F/88°F
18.6in
August 76°F/88°F
18.6in
September 74°F/90°F
12.1in
October 72°F/90°F
4.3in
November 67°F/88°F
1.7in
December 59°F/85°F
1in


Weather and climate in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Chiang Rai is 92°F (ranging from 85°F in december to 103°F in april). Annual rainfall is 82.5in, with a minimum of 0.3in in february and a maximum of 18.6in in august.
  • In january the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 86°F°C and it rains about 0.9in each month.
  • In february the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 106°F and you can expect to have 0.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In march the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 72°F and it rains in march about 0.8in.
  • From april to may the climate is correct. By early evening, the temperature averages 86°F.
  • Between the months of june and august the climate is very bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 79°F.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is passable, but still OK. It is for example 90°F as maximum temperature in october and it rains about 23% of the time in october.
  • In the month of november the climate is very good. By early evening, the temperature averages 72°F and, in november, 2 days of rain are expected.
  • In december the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 95°F and you can expect to have 1in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Chiang Rai

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Humidity


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Chiang Rai

Find out when Chiang Rai 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 Chiang Rai

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

Figure: Visitor index for Chiang Rai month by month


Best time for low prices in Chiang Rai

Average prices of hotels in Chiang Rai month by month

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

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Average price of hiring a car in Chiang Rai

On average, it costs $ 24 per day to hire a car in Chiang Rai. This price varies by $ 7.2 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 21 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 28.

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