Laos weather & when to go: October

October overview

Laos' wet season finally draws to a close in October, with a higher chance of dry days towards the end of the month. Average temperatures sit comfortably around the mid 20°Cs. All-in-all October is a good time of year to visit Laos and beat the crowds who flock back from November.

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October's weather in detail

Good weather finally returns to Laos in October with far less rain than the previous few months and sunshine replacing overcast skies.

Temperatures continue to drop, with averages of 25°C in Luang Prabang and Vientiane, and 26°C in Pakse and the southern provinces, making touring and sightseeing a much more comfortable and less sweaty experience! 

In Phongsali and the mountainous northern regions cooler weather should be expected, especially at night, and suitable warm clothing should be packed.   

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 Bouk Ok Pansa

September or October. Marks the end of the Buddhist fast.  

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