Weather in March in Laos

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

The weather conditions in Laos in March range from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

During March in Laos the average maximum daytime temperatures are very high and range from 33°C (91°F) in Vang Vieng to 35°C (95°F) in Pakse. Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (76°F) in Pakse and 18°C (64°F) in Vang Vieng. These night and day temperatures are an average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and bring light clothes.

Precipitation in March ranges from low in Pakse with an average of 28mm (1.1inch) rainfall to moderate in Vang Vieng with 48mm (1.9inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 188 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 March

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

Average weather in Luang Prabang

In March Luang Prabang generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
32°C / 89°F 
15°C / 59°F 
199 hours 
19mm / 0.7inch 
3 days 
34°C / 93°F 
18°C / 64°F 
188 hours 
47mm / 1.9inch 
5 days 
April   >> April
>>  
35°C / 95°F 
21°C / 70°F 
197 hours 
108mm / 4.3inch 
9 days 
poor 
Climate in Luang Prabang

Average weather in Vientiane

In March Vientiane generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (92°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
31°C / 88°F 
20°C / 68°F 
214 hours 
17mm / 0.7inch 
2 days 
33°C / 92°F 
22°C / 72°F 
217 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
4 days 
April   >> April
>>  
35°C / 94°F 
25°C / 76°F 
226 hours 
93mm / 3.7inch 
8 days 
Climate in Vientiane

Average weather in Vang Vieng

In March Vang Vieng generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Vang Vieng
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 87°F 
15°C / 60°F 
19mm / 0.7inch 
33°C / 91°F 
18°C / 64°F 
48mm / 1.9inch 
April   >> April
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
21°C / 70°F 
178mm / 7inch 
Climate in Vang Vieng

Average weather in Pakse

In March Pakse generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (76°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
34°C / 92°F 
22°C / 71°F 
245 hours 
12mm / 0.5inch 
1 day 
35°C / 95°F 
24°C / 76°F 
244 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
3 days 
April   >> April
>>  
36°C / 96°F 
26°C / 78°F 
228 hours 
69mm / 2.7inch 
7 days 
poor 
Climate in Pakse

Average weather in Savannakhet

In March Savannakhet generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Savannakhet
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
32°C / 90°F 
18°C / 64°F 
25mm / 1inch 
5 days 
35°C / 95°F 
22°C / 72°F 
42mm / 1.7inch 
4 days 
April   >> April
>>  
35°C / 96°F 
24°C / 75°F 
100mm / 3.9inch 
8 days 
poor 
Climate in Savannakhet

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

Is March the best time to go to Laos?

In our opinion March is a good time to visit Laos with commonly tolerable 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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