What’s the weather like in Thailand in August?
In August, Thailand experiences its rainy season, which means that most parts of the country will have wet and humid weather. The rainfall is typically high, and it is not uncommon for short but heavy rain showers to occur throughout the day. The humidity levels can be quite high, making it feel hotter than it actually is.
Average daily temperatures
The average daily temperatures in August range from 24°C to 32°C (75°F to 90°F) across Thailand. However, it’s worth noting that the temperatures can vary depending on the region you are in. The northern parts of the country, such as Chiang Mai, tend to have slightly cooler temperatures compared to the southern beach destinations like Phuket or Krabi.
Sunshine and rainfall
While August is a wet month in Thailand, there is still a fair amount of sunshine. On average, you can expect around five to six hours of sunshine per day. However, it’s important to be prepared for sudden rain showers that may interrupt the sunny spells. The rainfall amounts can vary, but on average, Thailand receives around 150-200mm of rainfall in August.
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