Laos weather in April

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in April in Laos. Is this month a good time to go to Laos? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Laos in April?

The weather conditions in Laos in April vary from poor to tolerable depending on the destination.

You can expect very warm maximum average daytime temperatures of around 35°C (95°F) and nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) in Luang Prabang. On average, it is the month with the highest temperature of the year in Laos. So be prepared and pack summer clothes.

Precipitation in April varies from moderate in Pakse with an average of 69mm (2.7inch) of rainfall to heavy in Vang Vieng with 178mm (7inch). It is also generally a sunny time of year with an average of 197 hours of sunshine in Luang Prabang during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Laos.

Where to go in Laos in April

Find the average weather conditions in April for the most popular destinations in Laos on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in Laos

What is the weather like in April for the 5 most popular destinations in Laos?

Average weather in Luang Prabang

In April Luang Prabang generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Luang Prabang
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
34°C / 93°F 
18°C / 64°F 
188 hours 
47mm / 1.9inch 
5 days 
35°C / 95°F 
21°C / 70°F 
197 hours 
108mm / 4.3inch 
9 days 
poor 
May   >> May
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
23°C / 73°F 
185 hours 
161mm / 6.3inch 
13 days 
Climate in Luang Prabang

Average weather in Vientiane

In April Vientiane generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (94°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Vientiane
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
33°C / 92°F 
22°C / 72°F 
217 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
4 days 
35°C / 94°F 
25°C / 76°F 
226 hours 
93mm / 3.7inch 
8 days 
May   >> May
>>  
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 77°F 
198 hours 
237mm / 9.3inch 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in Vientiane

Average weather in Vang Vieng

In April Vang Vieng generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Vang Vieng
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
18°C / 64°F 
48mm / 1.9inch 
34°C / 93°F 
21°C / 70°F 
178mm / 7inch 
May   >> May
>>  
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
371mm / 15inch 
poor 
Climate in Vang Vieng

Average weather in Pakse

In April Pakse generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C (96°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C (78°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Pakse
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
35°C / 95°F 
24°C / 76°F 
244 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
3 days 
36°C / 96°F 
26°C / 78°F 
228 hours 
69mm / 2.7inch 
7 days 
poor 
May   >> May
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
25°C / 78°F 
203 hours 
231mm / 9.1inch 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in Pakse

Average weather in Savannakhet

In April Savannakhet generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (96°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Savannakhet
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
35°C / 95°F 
22°C / 72°F 
42mm / 1.7inch 
4 days 
35°C / 96°F 
24°C / 75°F 
100mm / 3.9inch 
8 days 
poor 
May   >> May
>>  
33°C / 92°F 
24°C / 75°F 
216mm / 8.5inch 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Savannakhet

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Laos.

Is April the best time to go to Laos?

In our opinion April is not the best time to visit Laos with commonly poor weather in Luang Prabang.

On average the best time to visit Laos is in January, February, November and December with generally perfect weather in Luang Prabang. The worst months are April, July and August that can have poor weather conditions.

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