Weather in August in Laos

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in August 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 August?

The weather conditions in Laos in August are generally poor.

You can expect very warm maximum average daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F) and nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) in Luang Prabang. These night and day temperatures are an average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and bring light clothes.

Precipitation in August ranges from heavy in Luang Prabang with an average of 277mm (11inch) rainfall to heavy in Vang Vieng with 665mm (26inch). It is the wettest month of the year in Luang Prabang. It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 131 hours of sunshine in Luang Prabang during the whole 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 August

Find the average weather conditions in August 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 August for the 5 most popular destinations in Laos?

Average weather in Luang Prabang

In August Luang Prabang generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy 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
<<   July July
<<  
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 75°F 
111 hours 
262mm / 10inch 
19 days 
poor 
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 75°F 
131 hours 
277mm / 11inch 
19 days 
poor 
32°C / 90°F 
23°C / 73°F 
166 hours 
154mm / 6.1inch 
13 days 
Climate in Luang Prabang

Average weather in Vientiane

In August Vientiane generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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
<<   July July
<<  
32°C / 89°F 
25°C / 77°F 
130 hours 
309mm / 12inch 
19 days 
poor 
31°C / 89°F 
25°C / 77°F 
135 hours 
335mm / 13inch 
21 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
25°C / 76°F 
168 hours 
272mm / 11inch 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in Vientiane

Average weather in Vang Vieng

In August Vang Vieng generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Vang Vieng
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
843mm / 33inch 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 74°F 
665mm / 26inch 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
510mm / 20inch 
poor 
Climate in Vang Vieng

Average weather in Pakse

In August Pakse generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (87°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (76°F) and heavy 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
<<   July July
<<  
31°C / 88°F 
25°C / 76°F 
143 hours 
417mm / 16inch 
24 days 
poor 
31°C / 87°F 
24°C / 76°F 
128 hours 
507mm / 20inch 
25 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
143 hours 
306mm / 12inch 
20 days 
poor 
Climate in Pakse

Average weather in Savannakhet

In August Savannakhet generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy 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
<<   July July
<<  
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
275mm / 11inch 
21 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
325mm / 13inch 
21 days 
poor 
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 74°F 
250mm / 9.8inch 
20 days 
poor 
Climate in Savannakhet

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

Is August the best time to go to Laos?

In our opinion August 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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