When is the best time to go to Kanchanaburi?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Kanchanaburi are January, February, March, June, July, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are February, March, April and May
  • February is the driest month
  • The rainiest months are September and October

Annual weather in Kanchanaburi

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

January 70°F/92°F
February 74°F/99°F
March 79°F/101°F
April 81°F/103°F
May 81°F/101°F
June 79°F/95°F
July 77°F/92°F
August 77°F/92°F
September 77°F/92°F
October 77°F/90°F
November 74°F/88°F
December 70°F/88°F

Weather and climate in Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Kanchanaburi is 94°F (ranging from 88°F in december to 103°F in april). Annual rainfall is 58in, with a minimum of 0.3in in february and a maximum of 12.6in in october.
  • In january the climate is very good. It is for example 92°F as maximum temperature in january.
  • Between the months of february and march the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 79°F and you can expect to have 1.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of april and october the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 101°F and it rains about 50% of the time in october.
  • In the month of november the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 88°F°C and it rains in november about 3.7in.
  • In the month of december the climate is very good. In average, on the morning it is 70°F and it rains about 3% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Kanchanaburi

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Kanchanaburi: 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


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Kanchanaburi

Find out when Kanchanaburi 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 Kanchanaburi

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

Figure: Visitor index for Kanchanaburi month by month

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