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Weather in October in Thailand

Planning a getaway to Thailand this October and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in Thailand in October?

October in Thailand generally has temperatures that range from warm to very warm, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to heavy.

Temperatures

During the day the temperature is warm in Patong Beach at 29°C and very warm in Sawankhalok at 34°C. As night falls, temperatures generally drop to 25°C in Sawankhalok and 26°C in Patong 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.

Precipitation

In October, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Nan with an average of 90 mm to heavy rainfall in Khura Buri with 391 mm.

Average sunshine

The days are mostly sunny, with an average total of around 198 hours of sunshine in Bangkok. The sunlight during this month doesn't just make the days brighter, it also seems to make everyone a bit more cheerful.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Thailand in October, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Thailand climate page.

Where to go in Thailand in October

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Thailand on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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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

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

Bangkok

In October Bangkok generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Bangkok
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
34°C 
26°C 
155 hours 
252 mm 
20 days 
poor 
33°C 
26°C 
198 hours 
199 mm 
16 days 
34°C 
25°C 
234 hours 
45 mm 
6 days 
Climate in Bangkok

Chiang Mai

In October Chiang Mai generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Chiang Mai
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
33°C 
24°C 
148 hours 
249 mm 
18 days 
poor 
32°C 
22°C 
202 hours 
123 mm 
12 days 
31°C 
19°C 
218 hours 
26 mm 
6 days 
Climate in Chiang Mai

Patong Beach

In October Patong Beach generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Patong Beach
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
29°C 
26°C 
100 hours 
294 mm 
23 days 
poor 
29°C 
26°C 
140 hours 
306 mm 
22 days 
poor 
29°C 
26°C 
175 hours 
219 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Patong Beach

Hua Hin

In October Hua Hin generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hua Hin
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
32°C 
26°C 
108 hours 
157 mm 
18 days 
31°C 
26°C 
147 hours 
254 mm 
17 days 
poor 
31°C 
25°C 
189 hours 
81 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Hua Hin

Ao Nang Beach

In October Ao Nang Beach generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Ao Nang Beach
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
30°C 
26°C 
145 hours 
314 mm 
22 days 
poor 
30°C 
26°C 
110 hours 
312 mm 
22 days 
poor 
30°C 
25°C 
140 hours 
202 mm 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Ao Nang Beach

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

Is October the best time to visit Thailand?

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

Generally speaking, January and December provide perfect weather in Bangkok. In contrast, April, May, June and September tend to have poor weather conditions.

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