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.


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    Weather in Cha-am

    Temperature

    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)

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    Cha-am 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.

    Cha-am Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Cha-am Perceived Temperature (C)

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    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.

    Show Fahrenheit

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan85.38072.3
    Feb88.282.674.6
    Mar90.384.876.7
    Apr92.386.978.6
    May93.28779.3
    Jun92.786.379
    Jul91.985.378.2
    Aug91.785.278.2
    Sep90.584.477.4
    Oct88.583.376.7
    Nov87.682.976.1
    Dec86.381.273.8

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan29.626.722.4
    Feb31.228.123.7
    Mar32.429.324.8
    Apr33.530.525.9
    May3430.626.3
    Jun33.730.226.1
    Jul33.329.625.7
    Aug33.229.625.7
    Sep32.529.125.2
    Oct31.428.524.8
    Nov30.928.324.5
    Dec30.227.323.2


     

    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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Cha-am.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cha-am (in).

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    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan3%00.6
    Feb2%00.2
    Mar6%01
    Apr5%01.4
    May24%04.6
    Jun19%03.3
    Jul22%03.9
    Aug21%02.9
    Sep25%04.3
    Oct32%07.6
    Nov15%03.3
    Dec2%00.3

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan301.5
    Feb200.5
    Mar602.5
    Apr503.6
    May24011.7
    Jun1908.4
    Jul2209.9
    Aug2107.4
    Sep25010.9
    Oct32019.3
    Nov1508.4
    Dec200.8

     

    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.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

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    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

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

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan3.8Barely noticeable7.8Gentle breeze
    Feb3.8Barely noticeable8.4Gentle breeze
    Mar4.2Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
    Apr3.6Barely noticeable8.3Gentle breeze
    May3.1Barely noticeable7.6Gentle breeze
    Jun3Barely noticeable7.3Gentle breeze
    Jul2.8Barely noticeable7.3Gentle breeze
    Aug2.7Barely noticeable7.1Gentle breeze
    Sep2.5Barely noticeable6.4Gentle breeze
    Oct2.7Barely noticeable6.4Light breeze
    Nov3.9Barely noticeable7.7Gentle breeze
    Dec4.1Light breeze8Gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan59%
    Feb64.4%
    Mar63.1%
    Apr62.5%
    May63.2%
    Jun63%
    Jul63.5%
    Aug63.5%
    Sep66.9%
    Oct71.5%
    Nov63.9%
    Dec58.3%

     

    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 Mar 17, 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 Mar 13, 2019.


     

    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

    Key
    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 64.5 in May means 64.5% of the tourists vs. January.


    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.

     

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