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Bangkok weather in January (Bangkok Province, Thailand)

Planning a trip to Bangkok in January? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Bangkok the weather in January is generally perfect, with very high temperatures and low rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 33°C, while night temperatures can drop to 23°C. Bear in mind, these are average temperatures, and it can get even warmer on particular days. Make sure to choose clothing that accommodates the warmth.

Precipitation

Bangkok in January usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 18 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 1 day of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 273 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, January is a great time to visit. January and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While April, May, June and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Bangkok climate page with graphs.

 

Bangkok, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 23°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 33°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 4%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 18 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 1 day  
HumidityHumidity 68%  
WindspeedWindspeed 4 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 273 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Thailand in January

Find out more about the weather in Thailand and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

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