When is the best time to go to Mae Sai?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Mae Sai 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 coldest months are January and December
  • The rainiest months are July and August

Annual weather in Mae Sai

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

January 54°F/79°F
February 58°F/88°F
March 67°F/95°F
April 74°F/99°F
May 76°F/95°F
June 74°F/90°F
July 72°F/86°F
August 72°F/88°F
September 72°F/90°F
October 68°F/86°F
November 63°F/85°F
December 56°F/79°F

Weather and climate in Mae Sai

Mae Sai enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Mae Sai is 88°F (ranging from 79°F in december to 99°F in april). Annual rainfall is 77.7in, with a minimum of 0.4in in february and a maximum of 18in in july.
  • In the month of january the climate is favorable. It is for example 79°F as maximum temperature in january and you can expect to have 1in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From february to march the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 81°F and it rains about 0.9in each month.
  • In the month of april the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 108°F and it rains about 11% of the time in april.
  • Between may and september the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 90°F and it rains about 10.2in each month.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 56°F and it rains in december about 1.4in.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Mae Sai

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

Find out when Mae Sai 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 Mae Sai

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

Figure: Visitor index for Mae Sai month by month

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