Travelling in January
One of the best months to visit Thailand, and also one of the most popular. Temperatures range from 20°C in the north, to 29°C in the south. Sea conditions favour diving off the west coast.
Travelling in February
Northern Thailand is dry with comfortable temperatures that are perfect for outdoor activities. The country gets warmer the further south you go, and although there might be the odd shower, it's mostly dry. Conditions are perfect for diving off the West coast.
Travelling in March
In March, temperatures start to rise across Thailand. In the north, they start to reach 35°C, which can be oppressive when coupled with the lack of rain, so keep day trips short & sweet. Divers can spot manta rays & whale sharks in the west.
Travelling in April
One of Thailand's hottest months of the year. Cool off at Songkran, the famous water-throwing festival, or by diving off the east coast, where you've a good chance of spotting whale sharks or manta rays.
Travelling in May
Thailand starts to get a bit more comfortable in May, with temperatures dropping and a little more rain to clear the air, but highs can still hit 34°C. There's a high chance of rain on the western islands, so head east for dry sunny beaches.
Travelling in June
There's a good chance of rain across Thailand in June, but it's still a good month to visit as the showers are usually short, the air is warm and the countryside is getting greener. For the best beach weather, head to the east coast.
Travelling in July
Crowds increase towards the end of July thanks to school holidays in Europe, even though Thailand will be experiencing some of its heaviest rains of the year. Head east for sun, and dive around Koh Tao.
Travelling in August
Rainy season in Thailand nears its peak in August, with travel in rural northern regions becoming difficult. The east coast beaches are your best bet for sunshine, or head to Indonesia for consistent dry sunny weather.
Travelling in September
Thailand is wet, beach conditions are poor, but look on the bright side - visitor numbers are low! September is one of the wettest months of the year in Thailand, but if you can handle it you'll enjoy lush countryside and a higher chance to see wildlife.
Travelling in October
October sees the rains recede and dry season approach, so conditions improve as the month progresses. Travel from north to south to maximise your chance of good weather! Temperatures are comfortable, but weather is better for wildlife-spotting than beaches.
Travelling in November
Sunshine returns to Thailand in November, and humidity is low with comfortable temperatures. Your Destination Specialist can tell you where to find the best beaches; the list is long but doesn't include everywhere. Loy Krathong, one of Asia's most picturesque festivals, takes place in the north.
Travelling in December
December is one of the best times of year to visit Thailand, with minimal rainfall, comfortable temps and plenty of sunshine. Conditions are ideal for diving on the west coast. Visitor numbers increase accordingly, so we recommend advance booking.