Thailand - weather & travel conditions in November

Thailand Weather in November

Thailand’s weather in November is good to travel. Rains now cease in most part of the country and temperatures become moderate making travel here easy and enjoyable.

  • Most parts in Central Thailand now enjoy good weather with lots of blue sky and sunshine. Though some odd rain is not very unusual but not likely affect your travel. Average temperature during this month is around 30oC. 
  • Northern Thailand from Sukhothai, Chiang Mai up to Mae Hong Son toward Chiang Rai and Nan now offer excellent dry condition. Temperatures are mild during the daytime at around 30oC and can be slightly cool at night especially on the high mountainous areas.
  • Northeastern Thailand from Nong Khai, Udon Thani all the way down to Ubon Ratchathani is just simply an extend of weather conditions in the north with lots of blue sky and bright sunshine. Both heat and humidity are moderate.
  • Eastern Thailand from Pattaya all the way down to Koh Chang and Koh Kood is now enjoying good weather with temperatures around 30oC and very, very little rain. 
  • Southern Thailand see rainfall increasing on the east coast whilst decreasing on the west coast. Koh Samui, Surat Thani and other east coast beaches and islands are now in the wettest period of the month with high precipitation of from high 300s to more than 45mm. Phuket and surrounding receive around 150mm. Temperatures in this region is about 29oC.


Loy Krathong

Celebrated in many places of Thailand. It is one of the most beautiful of all Thai festivals. Communities to come together in the evening to launch small candle lit craft in lakes and rivers and floating lanterns illuminate the sky at night. This is an offering to the spirit of the water to wash away the sins. According to an ancient proverb, when a boy and a girl float a krathong together, they will be lovers either in this life or the next.

Lop Buri Sunflower Festival

The festival is held in Lop buri, Central Thailand and nearby Saraburi. This festival doesn’t have exact dates, and begins when the weather and the sunflowers announce the beginning. The sunflower fields are an attraction for many Thai visitors as well as foreign tourists beginning in November and can last until January or even February.

Lop Buri Sunflower Festival Thailand
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How to do and what to expect if travel in Thailand in November?

November is a good time to travel to Thailand. As you may know, the country now enters the dry season and travel conditions are improved very much.

The country nature is now covered with lush green, waterfalls and rivers are at their full strength, temperatures is moderate and most land is dry.

This type of weather condition is suitable for all activities you can do for a trip. Adventure discoveries to far and remote regions in the north and northeast now get back in full scale. Biking around or through the length of the country is at the best condition. River rafting, cruise and so on also proved to be good this time. In general, you can choose any type of activity and feel free to add almost any place into your itinerary.

If you do plan to travel to the high mountainous areas in the north, northeast then light warm clothing is needed for the night time as the temperatures will be slightly cool.

Do expect the number of tourists to the country is high and price for services in popular place increasing.

If you love beaches and water discovery then except the east coast on Thailand gulf is in the rainy season, other places including west coast and southeast of Thailand are your good choices.

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