The best times to visit Don Khon for ideal weather are

November 19th to March 25th

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

 

 


Other Don Khon Travel Info

Weather in Don Khon

Temperature

Average temperatures in Don Khon 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 14th 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 Don Khon, the hottest months are April, March, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid April where highs are regularly around 97.5°F (36.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.3°F (25.2°C) at night.

Don Khon Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Don Khon 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.

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Don Khon Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Don Khon 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 89.3 80.1 65.8
Feb 93.7 84.4 70.5
Mar 96.4 87.5 75
Apr 97 88.4 77.1
May 94.2 87 77.8
Jun 90.1 84.4 77
Jul 88.5 82.9 76
Aug 88.3 82.8 75.9
Sep 88.7 82.9 75.6
Oct 89.2 83 74.1
Nov 90.5 83.6 72.5
Dec 89.5 81.3 68.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.8 26.7 18.8
Feb 34.3 29.1 21.4
Mar 35.8 30.8 23.9
Apr 36.1 31.3 25.1
May 34.6 30.6 25.4
Jun 32.3 29.1 25
Jul 31.4 28.3 24.4
Aug 31.3 28.2 24.4
Sep 31.5 28.3 24.2
Oct 31.8 28.3 23.4
Nov 32.5 28.7 22.5
Dec 31.9 27.4 20.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Don Khon are January, December, 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 early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Don Khon? 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 Don Khon.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Don Khon (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 1% 0 0
Feb 2% 0 0.4
Mar 4% 0 0.8
Apr 17% 0 3.7
May 31% 0 6.9
Jun 46% 0 13.5
Jul 56% 0 13.9
Aug 58% 0 15.6
Sep 56% 0 13.6
Oct 28% 0 6.1
Nov 9% 0 1.2
Dec 1% 0 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0
Feb 2 0 1
Mar 4 0 2
Apr 17 0 9.4
May 31 0 17.5
Jun 46 0 34.3
Jul 56 0 35.3
Aug 58 0 39.6
Sep 56 0 34.5
Oct 28 0 15.5
Nov 9 0 3
Dec 1 0 0.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Don Khon has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (46.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (78.2%).

Wind in Don Khon is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 3.1 knots (3.6 MPH or 5.7 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 5.8 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Don Khon.

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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 3.1 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Feb 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Mar 3 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Apr 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
May 2.7 Barely noticeable 4 Light breeze
Jun 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Jul 2.7 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze
Aug 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Sep 2.3 Barely noticeable 3.7 Light breeze
Oct 2.3 Barely noticeable 3.7 Barely noticeable
Nov 3 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 48.1%
Feb 48.8%
Mar 46.7%
Apr 54.6%
May 63.6%
Jun 73.9%
Jul 76.7%
Aug 78.2%
Sep 76.8%
Oct 69.2%
Nov 58.8%
Dec 51.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Don Khon?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Laos; 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 Oct 30, 2023.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Don Khon, Laos is August, followed by July and November. 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 Don Khon in February. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.5 in February means 41.5% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Don Khon Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 97.5°F (36.4°C) and 92.6°F (33.7°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 14 to 18 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Don Khon, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.8°F (32.7°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 17 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 Don Khon to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 96.7°F (35.9°C) and 88°F (31.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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