Thailand weather in March

Thinking about venturing to Thailand this March and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Thailand in March?

The weather in Thailand in March can be quite varied, with temperatures that range from warm to very warm and precipitation levels ranging from low to heavy.

During the day temperatures vary from warm in Chaweng Beach at 30°C to very warm in Mueang Kao at 39°C. At night it cools down to 25°C in Mueang Kao and 27°C in Chaweng Beach. The temperatures mentioned for both day and night are typical averages. However some days might get even hotter. It's best to stay prepared by wearing cloths suitable for the warmth.

In March, precipitation varies across different areas. From low rainfall in Mae Hong Son with an average of 11 mm to heavy rainfall in Ban Lao Kok Kho with 173 mm. Meanwhile, Bangkok enjoys close to 269 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

For a closer look at March's conditions in Thailand, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Thailand's yearly weather, check out our Thailand climate page.

Where to go in Thailand in March

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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).

Popular destinations in Thailand

What is the weather like in March for the 5 most popular destinations in Thailand?

Average weather in Bangkok

In March Bangkok generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 27°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Bangkok
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 
25°C 
250 hours 
17 mm 
2 days 
35°C 
27°C 
269 hours 
45 mm 
3 days 
April   >> April
>>  
37°C 
28°C 
257 hours 
75 mm 
6 days 
poor 
Climate in Bangkok

Average weather in Chiang Mai

In March Chiang Mai generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 37°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Chiang Mai
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 
17°C 
259 hours 
4.8 mm 
1 day 
37°C 
20°C 
295 hours 
14 mm 
2 days 
April   >> April
>>  
38°C 
24°C 
280 hours 
32 mm 
6 days 
poor 
Climate in Chiang Mai

Average weather in Patong Beach

In March Patong Beach generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 27°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Patong Beach
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C 
26°C 
220 hours 
32 mm 
3 days 
30°C 
27°C 
210 hours 
90 mm 
5 days 
April   >> April
>>  
30°C 
27°C 
183 hours 
139 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Patong Beach

Average weather in Hua Hin

In March Hua Hin generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Hua Hin
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 
25°C 
244 hours 
15 mm 
3 days 
33°C 
26°C 
276 hours 
56 mm 
3 days 
April   >> April
>>  
34°C 
27°C 
240 hours 
64 mm 
4 days 
Climate in Hua Hin

Average weather in Ao Nang Beach

In March Ao Nang Beach generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Ao Nang Beach
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 
25°C 
215 hours 
37 mm 
3 days 
32°C 
26°C 
202 hours 
92 mm 
5 days 
April   >> April
>>  
32°C 
27°C 
185 hours 
158 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Ao Nang Beach

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

Is March the best time to visit Thailand?

In our view, March might not be the best time to travel to Thailand with often unpleasant weather in Bangkok.

On average, the best time to visit Thailand is in January and December with generally perfect weather in Bangkok. In contrast, April, May, June and September tend to have poor weather conditions.

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