The best times to visit Khon Kaen for ideal weather are

December 10th to February 11th

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



Other Khon Kaen Travel Info

Weather in Khon Kaen


Average temperatures in Khon Kaen vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 21st 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 Khon Kaen, the hottest months are April, May, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 98.7°F (37.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.9°F (24.9°C) at night.

Khon Kaen Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Khon Kaen Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Khon Kaen Perceived Temperature (F)


Khon Kaen Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Khon Kaen 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 85.6 74.6 62.1
Feb 91.1 80.3 67.9
Mar 94.6 84.2 72.3
Apr 96.8 86.3 75.4
May 95 85.1 76.5
Jun 93.9 84.8 76.7
Jul 91.5 83.1 75.6
Aug 90.3 82 75
Sep 89.9 81.5 74.8
Oct 89.1 80.9 72.9
Nov 89 79.4 68.7
Dec 86.5 75.9 64

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.8 23.7 16.7
Feb 32.8 26.8 19.9
Mar 34.8 29 22.4
Apr 36 30.2 24.1
May 35 29.5 24.7
Jun 34.4 29.3 24.8
Jul 33.1 28.4 24.2
Aug 32.4 27.8 23.9
Sep 32.2 27.5 23.8
Oct 31.7 27.2 22.7
Nov 31.7 26.3 20.4
Dec 30.3 24.4 17.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Khon Kaen are December, February, 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 early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid September with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Khon Kaen (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.6
Feb 3% 0 0.5
Mar 9% 0 1.3
Apr 15% 0 4.4
May 29% 0 5.4
Jun 25% 0 5
Jul 37% 0 7.6
Aug 46% 0 10.4
Sep 46% 0 9.8
Oct 16% 0 3.2
Nov 4% 0 1
Dec 1% 0 0.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 1.5
Feb 3 0 1.3
Mar 9 0 3.3
Apr 15 0 11.2
May 29 0 13.7
Jun 25 0 12.7
Jul 37 0 19.3
Aug 46 0 26.4
Sep 46 0 24.9
Oct 16 0 8.1
Nov 4 0 2.5
Dec 1 0 0.5


Humidity and Wind

Khon Kaen has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (47.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (77.3%).

Wind in Khon Kaen is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and June. November’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.6 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 to mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 10.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.4 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.9 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.1 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
May 3.9 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.3 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.4 Barely noticeable 8 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.2 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.7 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.6 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50%
Feb 48%
Mar 47.8%
Apr 52.6%
May 63.4%
Jun 65.6%
Jul 70.1%
Aug 74.5%
Sep 77.3%
Oct 68.1%
Nov 56.9%
Dec 52%


Is it Safe to Travel to Khon Kaen?

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 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 Nov 27, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Khon Kaen, Thailand is January, followed by February and April. 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 Khon Kaen in August. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 55.2 in August means 55.2% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Khon Kaen Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 98.7°F (37.1°C) and 94.2°F (34.6°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 9 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 the most precipitation with 8 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Khon Kaen, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.6°F (32.6°C) and 88.2°F (31.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 14 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 Khon Kaen to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.9°F (34.9°C) and 84.2°F (29°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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