Ban Phônsavan weather in January (Xieng Khouang, Laos)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in January. The average maximum daytime temperature in Ban Phônsavan in January lies at 22.1°C (71.78°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 11.9°C (53.42°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

January is a dry month with an average of 13mm (0.5 inches) of rain. This makes it the driest month of the year. There are generally around 7 rainy days. January is known as one of the best months to visit Ban Phônsavan.


Ban Phônsavan, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 11 °C  
Max Temperature 22 °C  
Chance of Rain 26%  
Precipitation 12mm  
Rainy days 8 days  
* Data from: Vang Vieng, Laos (98 KM, 61 Miles).

Where to stay in Ban Phônsavan

Where to go in Laos in January

Find out more about the weather in Laos in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? For visitors traveling to Ban Phônsavan we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. At night it tends to cool off so best to pack some warm nightwear as well.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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