Thailand in June: Weather, Tips & Fine Beaches
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A trip to Thailand in June is when thoughts turn to the heavens. Although rain is likely on roughly half the days of the month, it comes in showers that pass quickly, leaving sunny skies. Therefore, they will not impact your vacation to any great degree. Much of the country remains open for exploration during this time of year, from the capital city of Bangkok to the beaches of the Gulf of Thailand. At the same time, travelers to Thailand in June can also take advantage of some great low-season prices.Couple tourist enjoying on the beach in Phuket in Thailand in June.
Thailand Weather in June
Temperatures across Thailand in June are high, with the daily minimum average of 26°C. However, highs in the country routinely reach around 32°C. Humidity tends to build during the day leading to rains in the late afternoon. But skies clear quickly so the sun continues to glint off gilded stupas across the country. The west coast around Phuket tends to see the highest amount of rainfall, while the east coast is drier. Likewise, Bangkok is generally drier than areas close to the Andaman Sea.
For further information on weather conditions, you can expect during your trip to Thailand in June, check out our travel guide on the best time to visit Thailand.
Weather in Thailand in June - Rainfall and Temperatures
|Avg Daily (°C)||32||33||34||35||34||33||33||33||32||32||31||31|
|Avg Nightly (°C)||21||23||25||26||26||26||26||26||25||25||24||21|
|Avg Daily (°F)||89.6||91.4||93.2||95||93.2||91.4||91.4||91.4||89.6||89.6||87.8||87.8|
|Avg Nightly (°F)||69.8||73.4||77||78.8||78.8||78.8||78.8||78.8||77||77||75.2||69.8|
|Avg Rainfall (mm)||10||10||50||110||180||180||180||170||220||190||40||10|
Why Visit Thailand in June
Take the afternoon showers into account and plan accordingly, and there is really no reason why you should dismiss this month. Below we have listed a few reasons why it is worth heading to Thailand in June.
- Great deals: A trip to Thailand in June can cost substantially less than at other times of the year, with hotels eager to attract travelers with discounted rates. As a result, a budget traveler can explore the country for as little as USD 30 per day.
- Lesser crowds: Lower visitor numbers across the country can mean less footfall in destinations and smaller group sizes in activities. There is no need to stand in a queue outside your favorite highlight or book activities in advance if you head for the country during this time.
- Fine beaches: Thailand’s beaches are still very much open for business in June, with Koh Samui and the east turning into the favorite destinations of many travelers.
- Special events: Travel to Thailand in June if you wish to be part of different events and celebrations like the Hua Hin International Jazz Festival and the Phi Ta Khon Ghost Festival.
Where to go and what to do
Because of prevailing weather conditions, it is usually recommended to avoid Phuket and its surrounding areas during June. The good news is that there is no shortage of beaches in the country. The Gulf of Thailand is home to Hua Hin as well as islands as diverse as Koh Samui and Koh Phi Phi. Therefore, there are plenty of opportunities to go snorkeling or scuba diving. Bangkok can still be visited during a trip to Thailand in June, so you will not miss out on attractions including the Royal Grand Palace and the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho). Jungles across the north of the country are now lush and hiking trails are manageable despite showers, which means highlights such as Pam Bok Waterfall, Doi Suthep Mountain, and Chiang Mai’s night bazaar are within reach.
For more information, read our article on how many days to spend in Thailand.
If you are aware of what to expect from the weather in Thailand in June, you can have an incredible vacation at great rates compared with the peak season. Knowing exactly where it is possible to visit at this time of year can be tricky. But our local travel experts are on hand to create the ultimate in terms of customized trips to Thailand.
For those interested, we also have a great pick of tours in Thailand in June to choose from.