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, November and December
- On average, it is hot all year round
- The rainiest months are September and October
- The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round
For full information about the climate and weather in Pattaya a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:
|Month||Average temp.||Rainfall||Our opinion||View Details|
|January||26°C/32°C||53mm||good weather||Pattaya in january|
|February||27°C/32°C||45mm||good weather||Pattaya in february|
|March||29°C/33°C||92mm||good weather||Pattaya in march|
|April||29°C/34°C||119mm||tolerable weather||Pattaya in april|
|May||30°C/34°C||232mm||tolerable weather||Pattaya in may|
|June||29°C/33°C||294mm||tolerable weather||Pattaya in june|
|July||29°C/32°C||310mm||tolerable weather||Pattaya in july|
|August||29°C/32°C||261mm||tolerable weather||Pattaya in august|
|September||29°C/32°C||349mm||tolerable weather||Pattaya in september|
|October||28°C/33°C||391mm||tolerable weather||Pattaya in october|
|November||27°C/33°C||179mm||good weather||Pattaya in november|
|December||26°C/32°C||40mm||good weather||Pattaya in december|
Weather and climate in Pattaya
About the climate
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.
The month-by-month climate
- Between january and march the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 28°C and, in march, 15 days of rain are expected.
- From april to november the climate is not good, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 33°C°C and, in november, 17 days of rain are expected.
- In december the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 25°C.
Chart: temperature and rainfall in Pattaya
The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Pattaya: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.
Map of Thailand
Pattaya appears on the map below with a blue icon. The other cities or locations in Thailand appear on the map with a black icon. Click for information about the climate.