When is the best time to go to Pattaya?

The ideal time to travel to Pattaya is between December and March. However, this city also has a microclimate that allows it to be visited throughout the year despite the fact that between April and November, rain showers and thunderstorms are generally observed.

So, when is the best time to go to Pattaya? Here's some more information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Pattaya are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • The rainiest months are June, July, September and October
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

Annual weather in Pattaya

Infographic of the best times to visit Pattaya
Infographic of the best times to visit Pattaya ©whereandwhen.net

Weather details in Pattaya month by month

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Pattaya for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

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Weather and climate in Pattaya

The climate in Pattaya is a tropical one. This climate can be divided into two types: a rainy season and a dry season. The rainy season begins in May and lasts until October. During this period, there is a lot of precipitation, tropical rain storms and hurricanes that can occur. The dry season is the best time to visit Pattaya. Temperatures are more pleasant and precipitation is much less.

On average, temperatures are always high. A lot of precipitation (rainy season) falls during the months of May, June, July, August, September and October. Pattaya has dry periods in January and December. On average, the hottest month is May.Furthermore, the coldest month is December. September is the wettest month and January is known to be the driest.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Pattaya

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

Find out when Pattaya 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 Pattaya

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

Figure: Visitor index for Pattaya month by month

Best time for low prices in Pattaya

Average prices of hotels in Pattaya month by month

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

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Average price of hiring a car in Pattaya

On average, it costs $ 40 per day to hire a car in Pattaya. This price varies by $ 5.4 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 36 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 42.

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