The best times to visit Hat Yai for ideal weather are

January 22nd to March 18th

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 Hat Yai

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Hat Yai vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 6th 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 Hat Yai, the hottest months are April, May, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 94°F (34.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.2°F (24.6°C) at night.

    Hat Yai Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Hat Yai 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.

    Hat Yai Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Hat Yai Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Hat Yai 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)
    Jan86.78074.7
    Feb89.28174.7
    Mar91.282.175.5
    Apr93.283.176.3
    May93.782.976.3
    Jun93.282.976
    Jul92.582.375.3
    Aug92.781.674.9
    Sep91.581.475.1
    Oct90.380.774.7
    Nov87.58074.8
    Dec85.979.774.7

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan30.426.723.7
    Feb31.827.223.7
    Mar32.927.824.2
    Apr3428.424.6
    May34.328.324.6
    Jun3428.324.4
    Jul33.627.924.1
    Aug33.727.623.8
    Sep33.127.423.9
    Oct32.427.123.7
    Nov30.826.723.8
    Dec29.926.523.7


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hat Yai are February, January, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late November with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

    When can you find snow in Hat Yai? 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 Hat Yai.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hat Yai (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)
    Jan16%04.3
    Feb9%01.8
    Mar16%03.8
    Apr21%04.6
    May36%08.3
    Jun27%04.6
    Jul23%03.7
    Aug43%08.9
    Sep35%06.6
    Oct45%011.5
    Nov63%022.6
    Dec45%014.8

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan16010.9
    Feb904.6
    Mar1609.7
    Apr21011.7
    May36021.1
    Jun27011.7
    Jul2309.4
    Aug43022.6
    Sep35016.8
    Oct45029.2
    Nov63057.4
    Dec45037.6

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Hat Yai has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (68.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (81.2%).

    Wind in Hat Yai is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 3.1 knots (3.5 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 early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 7.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hat Yai.

    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
    Jan3.1Barely noticeable7.4Gentle breeze
    Feb3Barely noticeable7.3Gentle breeze
    Mar2.4Barely noticeable6.5Gentle breeze
    Apr1.8Barely noticeable6Light breeze
    May1.4Barely noticeable5.4Gentle breeze
    Jun1.6Barely noticeable5.8Light breeze
    Jul1.8Barely noticeable5.9Gentle breeze
    Aug1.6Barely noticeable5.7Light breeze
    Sep1.7Barely noticeable5.8Gentle breeze
    Oct1.7Barely noticeable5.5Light breeze
    Nov1.9Barely noticeable5.7Gentle breeze
    Dec2.6Barely noticeable6.8Light breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan71.4%
    Feb68.6%
    Mar69.7%
    Apr70.4%
    May73.3%
    Jun71.7%
    Jul70.7%
    Aug72.8%
    Sep74%
    Oct77.7%
    Nov81.2%
    Dec78.4%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Hat Yai?

    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 Hat Yai, Thailand is June, followed by September and March. 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 Hat Yai 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. June.


    Overall Hat Yai Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94°F (34.4°C) and 90.4°F (32.4°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 11 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 7 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Hat Yai, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 92.4°F (33.6°C) and 85.5°F (29.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 19 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Hat Yai to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 85°F (29.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 14 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

     

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