If you are planning to visit Thailand and still contemplating when to visit, we have just the best suggestion for you!
Thailand is a tropical country with a tropical climate and is warm all year round. However, a monsoon season does exist in Thailand and it typically starts from July to October, bringing heavy rainfalls and strong winds to most areas in the country.
Hot Season – lasts from March to April. The average temperatures vary from 30°C to 43°C (86°F to 105°F), depending on the area.
Wet Season – lasts from May to October. The average temperatures range from 25°C to 32°C (77°F to 90°F), but it can feel hotter due to high humidity.
Cool Season – lasts from November to February. The average temperatures during this period can range from 20°C to 28°C (68°F to 82°F), making it more comfortable for outdoor activities and sightseeing. The northern part of Thailand may actually get cold, as the temperatures can drop to around 8°C to 10°C (45°F to 50°F).
The best time to visit Thailand is from November to April. These months are between the cool and hot seasons, perfect for all sorts of activities. With little to no rain and storm-free weather, visitors can enjoy outdoor activities, exploration, transportation convenience, and blissful tropical weather.
Songkran Festival celebrates the traditional Thai New Year and lasts for a period of 3 days (starting from April 13th until 15th yearly). It is also one of Thailand’s biggest festivals. The whole country gets their time off work and school to celebrate the holiday with their family and friends. But the highlight of the Songkran Festival is the massive water fights where locals and tourists alike can splash water at each other in the hot weather of April. It is the most fun way to cool down and embrace this unique Thai culture.
The famous Full Moon Party draws visitors from all over the world with a record of over 10,000 attendants each time. The Full Moon Party is held every full moon and takes place on the stunning Haad Rin Beach in Koh Phangan, Thailand. The event offers attendants a variety of music, entertainment, and food from Thai to international. Not only is the Full Moon Party is a once in a lifetime experience, but exploring the island will also be an incredible addition to your trip.
Thailand is another wonderful destination to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Bangkok, especially, is known for its massive fireworks display that lasts about 10 – 15 minutes! Central World, Asiatique, and Icon Siam are the best places to go and watch the fireworks. Plus, the traffic would be lighter than usual, as Thai locals tend to leave the city and visit their families in other provinces during the holiday. Visitors are guaranteed to enjoy a not so hustle and bustle Bangkok on New Year’s Eve.
The Vegetarian Festival is celebrated in Phuket, Thailand, and takes place on the 9th lunar month of the Chinese calendar year. This festival never fails to leave visitors feeling astonished. The festival has an annual unique parade that consists of mediums and believers displaying body piercings, body mutilations, lion dances, and street performances to express their faith in the Nine Emperor Gods.
There are more cool festivals and fun events in Thailand waiting for you to uncover. Find out more about vacationing in Thailand with Thailandos today!