Average weather in May in Bangkok (Bangkok Province), Thailand

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Bangkok in May is 26.3°C (79.34°F). May falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 250mm (9.8in). It rains on average a total of 16 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 34.3°C (93.74°F). This makes May the hottest month of the year. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Bangkok with 216 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Bangkok should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 26 °C
Max Temperature 34 °C
Chance of Rain 53%
Precipitation 250mm
Rainy Days 16
Sunshine Hours 216

 

Where to stay in Bangkok

Where to go in Thailand in May

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
8/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Bangkok (Bangkok Province)

SUN   Nov 27
34°C | 24°C
S 13 kmph
0.5 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

MON   Nov 28
32°C | 24°C
S 12 kmph
0.1 mm
TUE   Nov 29
32°C | 24°C
S 9 kmph
0.5 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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