The best times to visit Mae Chan for ideal weather are

November 5th to March 11th

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

 

 


Other Mae Chan Travel Info

Weather in Mae Chan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Mae Chan 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 25th 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 Chan, the hottest months are June, May, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 95.6°F (35.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.1°F (22.3°C) at night.

Mae Chan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Mae Chan 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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Mae Chan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Mae Chan 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 82.9 68.6 57.3
Feb 88.3 72.1 59.1
Mar 91 76.1 63.8
Apr 93.5 81 70.6
May 91.9 81.7 73.8
Jun 90.7 81.9 75.4
Jul 88.4 80.6 75.1
Aug 87.9 80.1 74.7
Sep 88.9 80.1 74
Oct 87.8 78.1 71.1
Nov 85.8 73.8 64.8
Dec 82.4 69.1 58.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.3 20.3 14.1
Feb 31.3 22.3 15.1
Mar 32.8 24.5 17.7
Apr 34.2 27.2 21.4
May 33.3 27.6 23.2
Jun 32.6 27.7 24.1
Jul 31.3 27 23.9
Aug 31.1 26.7 23.7
Sep 31.6 26.7 23.3
Oct 31 25.6 21.7
Nov 29.9 23.2 18.2
Dec 28 20.6 14.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mae Chan 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 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 July with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Mae Chan? 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 Chan.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mae Chan (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 5% 0 1
Feb 3% 0 0.3
Mar 9% 0 1.9
Apr 29% 0 4.9
May 39% 0 10.6
Jun 38% 0 8
Jul 59% 0 13.2
Aug 60% 0 15.5
Sep 50% 0 12.2
Oct 29% 0 6.1
Nov 12% 0 1.8
Dec 4% 0 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 2.5
Feb 3 0 0.8
Mar 9 0 4.8
Apr 29 0 12.4
May 39 0 26.9
Jun 38 0 20.3
Jul 59 0 33.5
Aug 60 0 39.4
Sep 50 0 31
Oct 29 0 15.5
Nov 12 0 4.6
Dec 4 0 2

 

Humidity and Wind

Mae Chan has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (55.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (79%).

Wind in Mae Chan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and April. June’s average wind speed of around 2 knots (2.3 MPH or 3.6 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 6.5 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Mae Chan.

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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 1.2 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Feb 1.4 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Mar 1.5 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Apr 1.9 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
May 1.9 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Jun 2 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Jul 1.9 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Aug 1.7 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Sep 1.5 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Oct 1.4 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Nov 1.4 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Dec 1.1 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.2%
Feb 56%
Mar 55.6%
Apr 60%
May 68.7%
Jun 71.5%
Jul 77.1%
Aug 79%
Sep 77.2%
Oct 74.6%
Nov 70%
Dec 67.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Mae Chan?

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 Chan, 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 Chan 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

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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 65.5 in May means 65.5% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Mae Chan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 95.6°F (35.3°C) and 90.3°F (32.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 12 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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 11 to 19 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Mae Chan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 83.8°F (28.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 15 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 Mae Chan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 91.4°F (33°C) and 80.8°F (27.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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