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Best time to visit Khao Kho, Thailand

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The best time to visit Khao Kho is April

When’s the best time to visit Khao Kho, 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 Khao Kho is April.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 34℃ (92℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 38℃ (100℉) on the hottest days of the year. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 13℃ (56℉) around December.

The days are longest in Khao Kho in April, 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 Khao Kho in May – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Khao Kho 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

January

Most daylight

April

Khao Kho seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Khao Kho

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 Khao Kho 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.

Khao Kho 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 Khao Kho 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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Khao Kho in January

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khao Kho in January, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Khao Kho in February

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 7 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khao Kho in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Khao Kho in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 130mm (5") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Khao Kho in April

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 156mm (6") over 22 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Khao Kho in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 294mm (12") over 29 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Khao Kho in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 209mm (8") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khao Kho in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Khao Kho in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 245mm (10") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khao Kho in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Khao Kho in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 292mm (12") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khao Kho in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Khao Kho in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 258mm (10") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khao Kho in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Khao Kho in October

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 189mm (7") over 25 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khao Kho in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Khao Kho in November

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 86mm (3") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khao Kho in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Khao Kho in December

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khao Kho in December, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Khao Kho is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 34℃ (92℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Khao Kho is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Khao Kho is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Khao Kho, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in April are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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