Bangkok weather in October (Bangkok Province, Thailand)

Looking to travel to Bangkok in October? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In October, Bangkok generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 33°C. But by evening, they drop to around 26°C.

Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.

Bangkok in October usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 199 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 16 days of rain.

The city usually sees around 198 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days January and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, April, May, June and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Bangkok, monthly averages in October

Min Temperature 26°C  
Max Temperature 33°C  
Chance of Rain 53%  
Precipitation 199 mm  
Rainy days 16 days  
Humidity 78%  
Windspeed 4 km/h  
Sunshine 198 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Thailand in October

Find out more about the weather in Thailand in October and which places have the best weather 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 Bangkok in October?

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. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

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Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Thailand? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Thailand. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.