The best times to visit Nakhon Phanom for ideal weather are

December 17th to January 28th

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 Nakhon Phanom

Temperature

Average temperatures in Nakhon Phanom 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 17th 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 Nakhon Phanom, 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 96.5°F (35.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.1°F (25.1°C) at night.

Nakhon Phanom Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Nakhon Phanom 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.

Nakhon Phanom Perceived Temperature (F)

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Nakhon Phanom Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Nakhon Phanom 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 83 74.2 59.6
Feb 89.2 80 65.9
Mar 92.6 84.2 71.7
Apr 94.8 87.1 75.5
May 92.3 85.8 76.8
Jun 89.9 84.3 77
Jul 87.8 82.7 76.2
Aug 88 82.7 76.3
Sep 88.5 82.8 75.5
Oct 88.7 82.4 72
Nov 88.3 80.9 68.2
Dec 84.6 76.6 63.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.3 23.4 15.3
Feb 31.8 26.7 18.8
Mar 33.7 29 22.1
Apr 34.9 30.6 24.2
May 33.5 29.9 24.9
Jun 32.2 29.1 25
Jul 31 28.2 24.6
Aug 31.1 28.2 24.6
Sep 31.4 28.2 24.2
Oct 31.5 28 22.2
Nov 31.3 27.2 20.1
Dec 29.2 24.8 17.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nakhon Phanom are December, January, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th 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 6 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Nakhon Phanom? 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 Nakhon Phanom.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Nakhon Phanom (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 2% 0 0.2
Feb 4% 0 0.5
Mar 10% 0 1.8
Apr 18% 0 3.3
May 41% 0 10.5
Jun 50% 0 15.2
Jul 66% 0 23.1
Aug 57% 0 18.7
Sep 44% 0 10.2
Oct 17% 0 4.8
Nov 2% 0 0.3
Dec 2% 0 0.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.5
Feb 4 0 1.3
Mar 10 0 4.6
Apr 18 0 8.4
May 41 0 26.7
Jun 50 0 38.6
Jul 66 0 58.7
Aug 57 0 47.5
Sep 44 0 25.9
Oct 17 0 12.2
Nov 2 0 0.8
Dec 2 0 0.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Nakhon Phanom has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (60.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (85%).

Wind in Nakhon Phanom is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is December, followed by November and January. December’s average wind speed of around 3.3 knots (3.8 MPH or 6.2 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 late October to early November where average top sustained speeds reach 5.3 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Nakhon Phanom.

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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 3.2 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Feb 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.1 Light breeze
Mar 3.1 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Apr 2.6 Barely noticeable 3.9 Barely noticeable
May 2.5 Barely noticeable 3.5 Light breeze
Jun 2.4 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable
Jul 2.5 Barely noticeable 3.5 Light breeze
Aug 2.5 Barely noticeable 3.6 Barely noticeable
Sep 2.5 Barely noticeable 3.6 Light breeze
Oct 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze
Nov 3.3 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Dec 3.3 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.7%
Feb 61.1%
Mar 62.1%
Apr 66.4%
May 76.8%
Jun 82.1%
Jul 85%
Aug 84.8%
Sep 82.8%
Oct 75.8%
Nov 68.8%
Dec 66%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Nakhon Phanom?

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 Nakhon Phanom, 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 Nakhon Phanom 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

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

 

 

Overall Nakhon Phanom Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 96.5°F (35.8°C) and 91.2°F (32.9°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 13 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 15 to 20 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Nakhon Phanom, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90°F (32.2°C) and 86.7°F (30.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 13 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 Nakhon Phanom to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.7°F (33.7°C) and 80.9°F (27.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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