Weather in October in Laos

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

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

You can expect very warm maximum average daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F) and nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°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 October ranges from high in Vientiane with an average of 97mm (3.8inch) rainfall to high in Pakse with 127mm (5inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 181 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 October

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

Average weather in Luang Prabang

In October Luang Prabang generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and high 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 / 90°F 
23°C / 73°F 
166 hours 
154mm / 6.1inch 
13 days 
32°C / 89°F 
21°C / 70°F 
181 hours 
105mm / 4.1inch 
8 days 
29°C / 85°F 
18°C / 64°F 
171 hours 
36mm / 1.4inch 
5 days 
Climate in Luang Prabang

Average weather in Vientiane

In October Vientiane generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and high 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 
25°C / 76°F 
168 hours 
272mm / 11inch 
16 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 74°F 
211 hours 
97mm / 3.8inch 
8 days 
30°C / 86°F 
21°C / 69°F 
233 hours 
12mm / 0.5inch 
2 days 
Climate in Vientiane

Average weather in Vang Vieng

In October Vang Vieng generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (69°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Vang Vieng
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
510mm / 20inch 
poor 
32°C / 89°F 
21°C / 69°F 
117mm / 4.6inch 
30°C / 85°F 
18°C / 64°F 
45mm / 1.8inch 
Climate in Vang Vieng

Average weather in Pakse

In October Pakse generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and high 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
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
143 hours 
306mm / 12inch 
20 days 
poor 
32°C / 89°F 
23°C / 73°F 
190 hours 
127mm / 5inch 
12 days 
31°C / 88°F 
21°C / 70°F 
227 hours 
24mm / 0.9inch 
5 days 
Climate in Pakse

Average weather in Savannakhet

In October Savannakhet generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Savannakhet
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 74°F 
250mm / 9.8inch 
20 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
22°C / 72°F 
118mm / 4.6inch 
12 days 
31°C / 87°F 
19°C / 66°F 
14mm / 0.6inch 
4 days 
Climate in Savannakhet

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

Is October the best time to go to Laos?

In our opinion October is a good time to visit Laos with commonly tolerable weather in Luang Prabang. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

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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