Weather in October in Thailand

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

The weather conditions in Thailand in October range from poor to pleasant depending on the destination.

You can expect very warm maximum average daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F) and nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) in Bangkok. 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 heavy in Ao Phang Nga Marine national park with an average of 320mm (13inch) rainfall to heavy in Ranong with 429mm (17inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 198 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 October

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

Average weather in Bangkok

In October Bangkok generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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 / 91°F 
25°C / 77°F 
155 hours 
346mm / 14inch 
21 days 
poor 
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 77°F 
198 hours 
293mm / 12inch 
18 days 
poor 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
234 hours 
50mm / 2inch 
6 days 
Climate in Bangkok

Average weather in Chiang Mai

In October Chiang Mai 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.

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
32°C / 89°F 
23°C / 74°F 
148 hours 
215mm / 8.5inch 
18 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
22°C / 72°F 
202 hours 
120mm / 4.7inch 
11 days 
30°C / 86°F 
19°C / 66°F 
218 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
4 days 
Climate in Chiang Mai

Average weather in Patong Beach

In October Patong Beach generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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
32°C / 89°F 
25°C / 76°F 
100 hours 
370mm / 15inch 
22 days 
poor 
32°C / 89°F 
25°C / 76°F 
140 hours 
320mm / 13inch 
23 days 
poor 
32°C / 89°F 
25°C / 76°F 
175 hours 
188mm / 7.4inch 
15 days 
Climate in Patong Beach

Average weather in Hua Hin

In October Hua Hin generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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 / 90°F 
25°C / 77°F 
108 hours 
122mm / 4.8inch 
16 days 
31°C / 88°F 
25°C / 76°F 
147 hours 
249mm / 9.8inch 
17 days 
poor 
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 75°F 
189 hours 
103mm / 4.1inch 
7 days 
Climate in Hua Hin

Average weather in Ao Nang Beach

In October Ao Nang Beach generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
145 hours 
276mm / 11inch 
19 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
110 hours 
323mm / 13inch 
22 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
140 hours 
180mm / 7.1inch 
18 days 
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 go to Thailand?

In our opinion October is not the best time to visit Thailand with commonly poor 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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