The best times to visit Oudomxay for ideal weather are

November 5th to March 18th

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



Other Oudomxay Travel Info

Weather in Oudomxay


Average temperatures in Oudomxay vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 36th 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 Oudomxay, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 91.9°F (33.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.6°F (22°C) at night.

Oudomxay Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Oudomxay 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.

Oudomxay Perceived Temperature (F)


Oudomxay Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Oudomxay 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 78.1 65.5 52.1
Feb 84 70.2 53.2
Mar 87.2 74.4 58.2
Apr 89.5 79.2 65.6
May 89.2 80.8 69.4
Jun 86.7 80.3 72.4
Jul 84.7 78.9 72.1
Aug 85.7 78.8 71.5
Sep 86 78.7 70.4
Oct 84.4 76 65.9
Nov 80.6 70.6 59.8
Dec 77.2 66.3 54.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.6 18.6 11.2
Feb 28.9 21.2 11.8
Mar 30.7 23.6 14.6
Apr 31.9 26.2 18.7
May 31.8 27.1 20.8
Jun 30.4 26.8 22.4
Jul 29.3 26.1 22.3
Aug 29.8 26 21.9
Sep 30 25.9 21.3
Oct 29.1 24.4 18.8
Nov 27 21.4 15.4
Dec 25.1 19.1 12.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Oudomxay are January, February, 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 late July with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Oudomxay? 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 Oudomxay.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 0 0.9
Feb 4% 0 0.4
Mar 11% 0 2.1
Apr 27% 0 5.7
May 39% 0 6.4
Jun 41% 0 7.2
Jul 56% 0 13.1
Aug 58% 0 12.2
Sep 40% 0 8
Oct 13% 0 2.6
Nov 10% 0 1.8
Dec 4% 0 1.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 2.3
Feb 4 0 1
Mar 11 0 5.3
Apr 27 0 14.5
May 39 0 16.3
Jun 41 0 18.3
Jul 56 0 33.3
Aug 58 0 31
Sep 40 0 20.3
Oct 13 0 6.6
Nov 10 0 4.6
Dec 4 0 4.8


Humidity and Wind

Oudomxay has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (48.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (76.4%).

Wind in Oudomxay is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and April. June’s average wind speed of around 3.7 knots (4.3 MPH or 6.9 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 February where average top sustained speeds reach 7.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Feb 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Mar 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Apr 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Jun 3.7 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Jul 3.3 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Aug 3 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Sep 3 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Oct 3.1 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Nov 3 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Dec 3.1 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.8%
Feb 48.7%
Mar 49.7%
Apr 56.3%
May 64.6%
Jun 70.8%
Jul 75.6%
Aug 76.4%
Sep 73.4%
Oct 69.4%
Nov 68.2%
Dec 67.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Oudomxay?

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 Laos; 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 Oudomxay, Laos 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 Oudomxay 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

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 Oudomxay Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.9°F (33.3°C) and 86.8°F (30.4°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 12 to 18 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Oudomxay, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 78.8°F (26°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 Oudomxay to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.7°F (30.9°C) and 74.6°F (23.7°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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