The best times to visit Ban Chang for ideal weather are

December 3rd to April 8th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Ban Chang Travel Info

Weather in Ban Chang

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ban Chang vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 12th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Ban Chang, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 94.3°F (34.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.2°F (25.7°C) at night.

Ban Chang Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ban Chang Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Ban Chang Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ban Chang Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ban Chang Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 90.6 78.6 69
Feb 90.6 81.1 73
Mar 92 83.2 76
Apr 93.7 85.1 77.5
May 93.7 85.5 78.7
Jun 92.2 84.8 78.6
Jul 91.3 84 78.3
Aug 91.8 83.9 78
Sep 91 82.9 76.9
Oct 91 81.3 75.3
Nov 92.1 80.9 73.4
Dec 91.3 79.1 69.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.6 25.9 20.6
Feb 32.6 27.3 22.8
Mar 33.3 28.4 24.4
Apr 34.3 29.5 25.3
May 34.3 29.7 25.9
Jun 33.4 29.3 25.9
Jul 32.9 28.9 25.7
Aug 33.2 28.8 25.6
Sep 32.8 28.3 24.9
Oct 32.8 27.4 24.1
Nov 33.4 27.2 23
Dec 32.9 26.2 21.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ban Chang are December, January, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid December. For example, on the week of December 17th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early October with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 1st.

When can you find snow in Ban Chang? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ban Chang.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ban Chang (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 0 1.4
Feb 10% 0 1.7
Mar 11% 0 2.7
Apr 16% 0 3.7
May 24% 0 6.1
Jun 35% 0 7.2
Jul 29% 0 4.4
Aug 26% 0 4.5
Sep 40% 0 9.3
Oct 48% 0 11.1
Nov 20% 0 4.5
Dec 4% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 3.6
Feb 10 0 4.3
Mar 11 0 6.9
Apr 16 0 9.4
May 24 0 15.5
Jun 35 0 18.3
Jul 29 0 11.2
Aug 26 0 11.4
Sep 40 0 23.6
Oct 48 0 28.2
Nov 20 0 11.4
Dec 4 0 1.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Ban Chang has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (62.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (78%).

Wind in Ban Chang is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and March. July’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.8 MPH or 9.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early August where average top sustained speeds reach 10 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ban Chang.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.1 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 5 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
May 4.5 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.1 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.1 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.3 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.3 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.3%
Feb 70.3%
Mar 70.3%
Apr 70.6%
May 71%
Jun 71.6%
Jul 71.4%
Aug 71.2%
Sep 74.7%
Oct 78%
Nov 69.6%
Dec 63.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ban Chang?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Thailand; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ban Chang, Thailand is December, followed by May and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Ban Chang in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 65.1 in September means 65.1% of the tourists vs. December.

 

 

Overall Ban Chang Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.3°F (34.6°C) and 91.2°F (32.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Ban Chang, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92.3°F (33.5°C) and 89.9°F (32.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 6 to 15 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Ban Chang to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 91.7°F (33.2°C) and 89.6°F (32°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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