The best times to visit Mae Ai for ideal weather are
November 12th 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.
Mae Ai Travel Guide
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Weather in Mae Ai
Average temperatures in Mae Ai vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 79th 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 Mae Ai, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 83.6°F (28.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.9°F (19.4°C) at night.
Mae Ai Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Mae Ai 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.
Mae Ai Perceived Temperature (F)
Mae Ai Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Mae Ai 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 Mae Ai are February, January, and then December. 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 July with an average of 6 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.
When can you find snow in Mae Ai? 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 Mae Ai.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mae Ai (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
Mae Ai has some extremely humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is February (39.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (88.5%).
Wind in Mae Ai is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and March. July’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.6 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 late June where average top sustained speeds reach 10 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Mae Ai.
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||3.5||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Feb||4.2||Light breeze||6.9||Light breeze|
|Mar||4.9||Light breeze||8||Light breeze|
|Apr||4.4||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.5||Light breeze||7.7||Light breeze|
|Jun||4.9||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.2||Light breeze||8.5||Light breeze|
|Aug||5||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.3||Light breeze||7||Light breeze|
|Oct||4.3||Light breeze||6.7||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.3||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Dec||3.9||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Mae Ai?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 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 Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Mae Ai, Thailand is January, followed by July and February. 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 Mae Ai 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 Mae Ai Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 83.6°F (28.7°C) and 77.1°F (25.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 13 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 15 to 21 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Mae Ai, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 73.9°F (23.3°C) and 68.6°F (20.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 4 to 18 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Mae Ai to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 78.8°F (26°C) and 62°F (16.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.