Weather in March in Thailand

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in March in Thailand. Is this month a good time to go to Thailand? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Thailand in March?

The weather in Thailand in March ranges from poor to pleasant depending on the destination.

During March in Thailand the average maximum daytime temperatures are very high and range from 34°C (93°F) in Ao Phang Nga Marine national park to 38°C (100°F) in Kanchanaburi. 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 moderate in Ao Phang Nga Marine national park with an average of 75mm (3inch) rainfall to high in Narathiwat with 119mm (4.7inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 269 hours of sunshine in Bangkok 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 Thailand.

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.

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 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 (94°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C (79°F) 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
33°C / 92°F 
25°C / 76°F 
250 hours 
23mm / 0.9inch 
2 days 
35°C / 94°F 
26°C / 79°F 
269 hours 
45mm / 1.8inch 
3 days 
April   >> April
>>  
36°C / 96°F 
27°C / 81°F 
257 hours 
92mm / 3.6inch 
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 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (67°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
33°C / 91°F 
16°C / 61°F 
259 hours 
10mm / 0.4inch 
1 day 
35°C / 95°F 
20°C / 67°F 
295 hours 
18mm / 0.7inch 
2 days 
April   >> April
>>  
36°C / 98°F 
23°C / 73°F 
280 hours 
59mm / 2.3inch 
7 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 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
34°C / 93°F 
24°C / 75°F 
220 hours 
22mm / 0.9inch 
3 days 
34°C / 93°F 
24°C / 75°F 
210 hours 
75mm / 3inch 
6 days 
April   >> April
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
25°C / 77°F 
183 hours 
142mm / 5.6inch 
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 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) 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
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
244 hours 
16mm / 0.6inch 
1 days 
32°C / 90°F 
25°C / 76°F 
276 hours 
54mm / 2.1inch 
3 days 
April   >> April
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
26°C / 79°F 
240 hours 
44mm / 1.7inch 
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 35°C (94°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant 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
35°C / 94°F 
22°C / 72°F 
215 hours 
43mm / 1.7inch 
5 days 
35°C / 94°F 
23°C / 73°F 
202 hours 
99mm / 3.9inch 
9 days 
April   >> April
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
24°C / 75°F 
185 hours 
150mm / 5.9inch 
12 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 go to Thailand?

In our opinion March is not the best time to visit Thailand with commonly unpleasant weather in Bangkok.

On average the best time to visit Thailand is in January, February and December with generally perfect weather in Bangkok. The worst months are April, May, August, September and October that can have poor weather conditions.

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