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Best time to visit Kanchanaburi, Thailand

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The best time to visit Kanchanaburi is November-December

When’s the best time to visit Kanchanaburi, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Kanchanaburi is November-December.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 39℃ (102℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 42℃ (108℉) on the hottest days of the year. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 17℃ (62℉) around December.

The days are longest in Kanchanaburi in May, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Kanchanaburi in October – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Kanchanaburi below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

May

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Kanchanaburi seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Kanchanaburi as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Kanchanaburi is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Kanchanaburi

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Kanchanaburi for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Kanchanaburi climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Kanchanaburi for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Kanchanaburi in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 4 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Kanchanaburi in February

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in February, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Kanchanaburi in March

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 8 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in March, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Kanchanaburi in April

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (102℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in April, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Kanchanaburi in May

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (98℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Kanchanaburi in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kanchanaburi in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kanchanaburi in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 92mm (4") over 22 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kanchanaburi in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 127mm (5") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Kanchanaburi in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 166mm (7") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kanchanaburi in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 51mm (2") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Kanchanaburi in December

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kanchanaburi in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Kanchanaburi is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 39℃ (102℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Kanchanaburi is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Kanchanaburi is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Kanchanaburi, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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