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What is Thailand's Weather Like in August?

Last updated: July 28, 2020 / 18 Views

If you are planning to visit Thailand during summer time, you need to know about the weather and things you must do. Check out the weather in Thailand during August in this article!

Are you planning to travel to Thailand in August? Then you should know about the weather and things you can do at this time of the year. Because you will want to have the best experience while visiting this country.

1. The average temperature in August

The wet season in Thailand starts from July and lasts until October. And the rainfall reaches its peak in August. During this month, you can expect the rain everywhere. The average temperature is from 26 to 30°C with humidity levels remaining high.

The northern area, including Chiang Mai has their heaviest rainfall of the year in August. If you plan to visit rural northern regions, it is not a good time because travelling around is quite difficult. Similarly, you should expect rain almost every day in other areas, except for Hua Hin, Cha Am, and the Upper Gulf Coast beaches where there is still plenty of sunshine.

The advantages of visiting Thailand during August is that there won’t be much crowd and therefore, there are plenty of promotional offers when it comes to internal flights and hotel rooms.

Koh Samui - Thailand's Weather Like in August

Koh Samui is a beautiful destination you must visit in August

2. What to do with the weather in Thailand during August?

Don’t worry if you visit Thailand at this time of the year, because you can still explore many beautiful places with a lot of interesting activities. Firstly, places in the Upper Gulf Coast are the best option. Koh Samui is the second largest island in Thailand which is famous for its palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves and dense, as well as mountainous rainforest. You can spend your holiday at Chaweng and Lamai beaches or visit the golden Big Buddha statue at Wat Phra Yai Temple which is 12m-tall.

Big Buddha - Thailand in August

Let's visit the golden Big Buddha statue at Wat Phra Yai Temple which is 12m-tall

In addition, you can also visit Ko Pha Ngan island in southeast Thailand to participate in the Full Moon Party. Go to Sunrise Beach and you will see most of the celebrations. With the weather in Thailand during August, these places are the best for you. Let's ready to go on a tour!

Hang Moon

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