The best times to visit Nan for ideal weather are

November 12th 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 Nan Travel Info

Weather in Nan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Nan vary somewhat. 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 Nan, 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 100.2°F (37.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.7°F (23.2°C) at night.

Nan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Nan 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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Nan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Nan 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 87.3 72.7 57.6
Feb 93.2 77.7 61.5
Mar 96.7 82.1 66.4
Apr 98.7 85.9 72.4
May 95.9 85.3 74.7
Jun 93.7 84.8 75.4
Jul 91.3 83.1 75.1
Aug 90.6 82.2 74.7
Sep 91.6 82.2 74.7
Oct 91 81 72.2
Nov 90 77.9 66.5
Dec 86.4 73.3 60.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.7 22.6 14.2
Feb 34 25.4 16.4
Mar 35.9 27.8 19.1
Apr 37.1 29.9 22.4
May 35.5 29.6 23.7
Jun 34.3 29.3 24.1
Jul 32.9 28.4 23.9
Aug 32.6 27.9 23.7
Sep 33.1 27.9 23.7
Oct 32.8 27.2 22.3
Nov 32.2 25.5 19.2
Dec 30.2 22.9 15.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nan 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 mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Nan? 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 Nan.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Nan (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 3% 0 0.6
Feb 2% 0 0.4
Mar 10% 0 1.6
Apr 24% 0 4.9
May 35% 0 7.7
Jun 32% 0 5.6
Jul 43% 0 8.2
Aug 45% 0 11.2
Sep 40% 0 9.3
Oct 20% 0 3.4
Nov 5% 0 0.9
Dec 3% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 1.5
Feb 2 0 1
Mar 10 0 4.1
Apr 24 0 12.4
May 35 0 19.6
Jun 32 0 14.2
Jul 43 0 20.8
Aug 45 0 28.4
Sep 40 0 23.6
Oct 20 0 8.6
Nov 5 0 2.3
Dec 3 0 1.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Nan has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (48.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (76.4%).

Wind in Nan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and May. July’s average wind speed of around 1.7 knots (1.9 MPH or 3.1 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 7.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 1.1 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Feb 1.4 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Mar 1.3 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Apr 1.5 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
May 1.5 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Jun 1.6 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Jul 1.7 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Aug 1.4 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Sep 1 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Oct 0.9 Still 4.4 Light breeze
Nov 0.9 Still 4.4 Light breeze
Dec 1 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.7%
Feb 51.4%
Mar 48.9%
Apr 53.6%
May 63.6%
Jun 66.7%
Jul 71.8%
Aug 75.6%
Sep 76.4%
Oct 72.3%
Nov 64.5%
Dec 62.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Nan?

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 Nan, Thailand is February, followed by November and July. 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 Nan in March. 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 70 in March means 70% of the tourists vs. February.

 

 

Overall Nan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 100.2°F (37.9°C) and 95.5°F (35.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 11 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 10 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Nan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 88°F (31.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 12 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Nan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 96.4°F (35.8°C) and 85°F (29.4°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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