The best times to visit Phrae for ideal weather are

December 3rd 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 Phrae Travel Info

Weather in Phrae


Average temperatures in Phrae 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 Phrae, 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 101°F (38.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.9°F (24.9°C) at night.

Phrae Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Phrae 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.

Phrae Perceived Temperature (F)


Phrae Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Phrae 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 87.4 72.6 60.8
Feb 92.5 77.6 65.1
Mar 96.3 82.3 69.9
Apr 99.2 86.7 75.7
May 95.6 85.1 76.7
Jun 93.2 84.2 76.9
Jul 90.7 82.5 76.4
Aug 90.1 81.9 75.9
Sep 91.1 82.2 76
Oct 90.3 81 73.9
Nov 89.9 78.3 68.6
Dec 86.9 73.7 62.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.8 22.6 16
Feb 33.6 25.3 18.4
Mar 35.7 27.9 21.1
Apr 37.3 30.4 24.3
May 35.3 29.5 24.8
Jun 34 29 24.9
Jul 32.6 28.1 24.7
Aug 32.3 27.7 24.4
Sep 32.8 27.9 24.4
Oct 32.4 27.2 23.3
Nov 32.2 25.7 20.3
Dec 30.5 23.2 17



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Phrae are December, February, 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 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 Phrae? 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 Phrae.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 0 0.9
Feb 4% 0 0.6
Mar 7% 0 1
Apr 19% 0 4.1
May 36% 0 7
Jun 32% 0 6.4
Jul 35% 0 6.6
Aug 46% 0 9.4
Sep 39% 0 7.4
Oct 21% 0 3.1
Nov 4% 0 0.8
Dec 3% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 0 2.3
Feb 4 0 1.5
Mar 7 0 2.5
Apr 19 0 10.4
May 36 0 17.8
Jun 32 0 16.3
Jul 35 0 16.8
Aug 46 0 23.9
Sep 39 0 18.8
Oct 21 0 7.9
Nov 4 0 2
Dec 3 0 1.5


Humidity and Wind

Phrae has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (50.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (76.3%).

Wind in Phrae is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by June and July. April’s average wind speed of around 2.4 knots (2.7 MPH or 4.4 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 early to mid 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 Phrae.

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 0.9 Still 3.9 Barely noticeable
Feb 1.3 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Mar 1.9 Barely noticeable 6.4 Barely noticeable
Apr 2.4 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
May 1.9 Barely noticeable 6.2 Barely noticeable
Jun 2.4 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.2 Barely noticeable 6.8 Barely noticeable
Aug 1.7 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Sep 1.2 Barely noticeable 4.9 Barely noticeable
Oct 0.9 Still 3.9 Barely noticeable
Nov 0.9 Still 3.7 Barely noticeable
Dec 0.9 Still 3.7 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.3%
Feb 55.6%
Mar 50.8%
Apr 51.4%
May 64%
Jun 67.1%
Jul 72.3%
Aug 75.6%
Sep 76.3%
Oct 74.6%
Nov 67%
Dec 64.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Phrae?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 27, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Phrae, 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 Phrae 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

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 Phrae Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 101°F (38.3°C) and 94.9°F (34.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 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 fairly slow season for tourism in Phrae, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.4°F (33°C) and 88.5°F (31.4°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 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 Phrae to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95.8°F (35.4°C) and 85.5°F (29.7°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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