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Why Should You Visit Thailand in Autumn?

Last updated: April 14, 2021 /206 Views

Thailand is a country with many festivals throughout the year. However, the most are probably the fall, many unique festivals at this time attract the attention of numerous tourists each year.

Temporarily put aside the heat of summer, fall in Thailand comes with a fresher and softer atmosphere. The travel in this season will help you feel relaxed and inspirational in life. If you come to Thailand during the autumn, it is sure to give you a great experience.

1. Weather and climate of autumn in Thailand

The weather of Thailand in September

September is usually the peak of the rainy season in Thailand. The sky here is often overcast, but overall, northern Thailand will be much less rainy than Bangkok and the islands to the south. Some islands in Thailand such as Koh Chang will have a lot of rain, even floods. But the more remote islands like Koh Samui and Koh Lanta will be suitable for travel because these places have less rain and the weather is quite pleasant and cool.

The weather of Thailand in October

Due to the effects of heavy rains in the north, the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok was flooded in October. It worsened the traffic situation in the city. Therefore, you can wait until November to visit this city instead of October. Besides, the average rainfall in Koh Samui increases significantly while other places are much drier.

The temperature also varies from 30 to 32°C, but the rainfall in Chiang Mai has decreased quite a lot, only about 10 days of rainfall per month.

The weather of Thailand in November

November is a great time for a visit to Thailand because the rain has begun to decrease and the temperatures are also milder. However, you should also note that the temperature in the northern provinces of Thailand can drop quite low at night when traveling in these areas.

The outdoor temperature in Thailand in November is on average from 29 to 31°C and the rainfall also decreases quite a lot.

Weather and climate of autumn in Thailand - Why Should You Visit Thailand in Autumn

Temporarily put aside the heat of summer, fall in Thailand comes with the fresher and softer atmosphere

2. Things to prepare for your trip to Thailand in autumn

There is no denying that the items that you need to prepare for autumn time in Thailand are not too different from other times. You should bring a raincoat, umbrella or waterproof bag to protect electronic devices. Also, remember to bring some warm clothes, towels or a light coat.

Things to prepare for your trip to Thailand in autumn

There is no denying that the items that you need to prepare for autumn time in Thailand are not too different from other times.

3. Exciting events and festivals in Thailand during autumn

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Lantern Festival

The lantern drop festival is one of the most famous events in Thailand after the traditional Tet holiday. This autumn festival is considered the most attractive in Asia

today. Thousands of lanterns are released in the river to pray for a comfortable and peaceful life.

In the Chiang Mai area, this festival is called Yi Peng. When participating in the festival, you will witness the extremely rare scene, countless lanterns are released into the air, creating an incredibly beautiful sky.

  • Time: November annually
  • Venue: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, etc.

Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival is held from September to October each year. However, the activities of this festival are very terrible. Performers will perform stabs to their faces with swords and skewers.

This event is actually part of the Emperor Shinto Festival and is organized in various forms throughout other parts of Southeast Asia. In Thailand, the venue for this festival in Phuket. In addition, there are some smaller celebrations organized by Chinese ethnicity in Bangkok.

  • Time: From September to October each year
  • Venue: Phuket

Phuket Vegetarian Festival - Why Should You Visit Thailand in Autumn

Phuket Vegetarian Festival is held from September to October each year

Halloween

Like Christmas in Thailand, Halloween is also a fascinating festival held with many interesting topics. One of the vibrant Halloween venues is the area along with Bangkok's

Khao San road. In addition, many foreigners living in Chiang Mai also celebrate, participate in parties and transform into many celebrities.

  • Time: From October 30 to November 1 every year
  • Venue: Khao San Road, Bangkok, and many other regions in Thailand

4. Tips when traveling to Thailand in autumn

Traveling to Thailand in the fall will have many great advantages, such as visiting the places will be more convenient because this is not the peak season. Especially, the costs are also quite economical compared to the peak tourist season.

However, when traveling in Thailand at this time, you need to pay attention to the prevention of insects, especially mosquitoes; because the rainy season is an ideal condition for mosquitoes to grow and develop.

In addition, some beach houses on islands like Koh Lanta often have to be rebuilt due to the effects of the rainy season. Therefore, you should also pay attention to this issue when traveling to Thailand in the fall to not affect your visit as well as your schedule.

Tips when travelling to Thailand in autumn - Why Should You Visit Thailand in Autumn

Traveling to Thailand in the fall will have many great advantages

Many people may not travel to Thailand in the fall, however, this is an ideal time for tourism. This time is not the peak season. Moreover, the autumn weather in Thailand is also very pleasant, extremely suitable for you to enjoy a great holiday. Therefore, in the fall, Thailand will be one of the best options for you. Don't hesitate to refer a tour!

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