The best times to visit Cha-am for ideal weather are
November 26th to April 15th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Cha-am Travel Guide
Weather in Cha-am
Average temperatures in Cha-am vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 17th 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 Cha-am, 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 93.9°F (34.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.3°F (26.3°C) at night.
Cha-am Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Cha-am Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Cha-am Perceived Temperature (F)
Cha-am Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Cha-am 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Cha-am are February, December, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 1st.
When can you find snow in Cha-am? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Cha-am.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cha-am (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Cha-am has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is December (58.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (71.5%).
Wind in Cha-am is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by December and November. March’s average wind speed of around 4.2 knots (4.8 MPH or 7.7 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 late March where average top sustained speeds reach 9.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Cha-am.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||3.8||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.8||Barely noticeable||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.2||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.6||Barely noticeable||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.1||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3||Barely noticeable||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||2.8||Barely noticeable||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||2.7||Barely noticeable||7.1||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||2.5||Barely noticeable||6.4||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||2.7||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.9||Barely noticeable||7.7||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.1||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Cha-am?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Nov 23, 2018 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
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Cha-am, Thailand is January, followed by October and August. 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 Cha-am in May. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Cha-am Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 93.9°F (34.4°C) and 89.8°F (32.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Cha-am, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 90.8°F (32.7°C) and 86.8°F (30.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Cha-am to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 84.7°F (29.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.