high season: November to May
low season: July to September
shoulder season: June, October
Weather InformationThailand has a tropical climate with three diverse seasons. The hot and dry season runs from March through May, with an average high of 93 degrees and 76 percent humidity. The rainy season from June to October sees average highs of 90 degrees with 81 percent humidity, as well as plenty of sunshine. The cool season from November through January experiences a drop in humidity and temperatures, with an average high of 89 degrees and an average of 75 percent humidity.
Crowd InformationMany annual events attract large crowds to Thailand throughout the year. From April 10 to 15, the SongKran festival (the Thai New Year) takes place. The Loy Krathong festival, celebrated all over the country usually during November, is a popular event at which people float special banana-leaf cups called krathongs down rivers to thank the water goddess and ask for good fortune.
Closure InformationMost hotels, shops, and attractions are open throughout the year. However, it is advisable to check with hotels before making any travel arrangements.
When to SaveSpecials on hotels and sometimes even airfare are offered during the rainy season.
Information provided by the Tourism Authority of Thailand