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Chiang Mai Climate & Temperature

  • Chiang Mai, Thailand is at 18°46'N, 98°58'E, 314 m (1030 ft). See map.
  • Chiang Mai has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Chiang Mai is situated in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 25.4 degrees Celsius (77.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Chiang Mai Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1185 mm (46.7 inches) which is equivalent to 1185 Litres/m² (29.07 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2684 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Chiang Mai you would pop up nearest to the climate station at San Juan De Marcona, Peru where you would find a Subtropical desert climate (Warm temperate desert biome).

Chiang Mai Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 29 (84) 32 (90) 34 (93) 36 (97) 34 (93) 32 (90) 31 (88) 31 (88) 31 (88) 31 (88) 30 (86) 28 (82) 32 (89)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (69) 23 (73) 26 (80) 29 (84) 28 (83) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (80) 27 (80) 26 (78) 24 (75) 21 (70) 25 (78)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 14 (57) 17 (63) 22 (72) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 21 (70) 19 (66) 15 (59) 20 (67)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 7 (0) 5 (0) 13 (1) 50 (2) 158 (6) 132 (5) 161 (6) 236 (9) 228 (9) 122 (5) 53 (2) 20 (1) 1185 (47)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 1 (3) 1 (4) 2 (6) 5 (17) 12 (39) 16 (53) 18 (58) 21 (68) 18 (60) 10 (32) 4 (13) 1 (3) 109 (30)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 42' 9h 24' 9h 11' 8h 48' 7h 36' 5h 40' 4h 44' 4h 25' 5h 32' 7h 17' 8h 14' 8h 42' 7h 20'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 07' 11h 29' 12h 00' 12h 32' 12h 59' 13h 13' 13h 07' 12h 44' 12h 12' 11h 40' 11h 13' 11h 00' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 79 (21) 83 (17) 77 (23) 71 (29) 59 (41) 43 (57) 36 (64) 35 (65) 46 (54) 63 (37) 74 (26) 80 (20) 61 (39)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 51.2 60.5 71.4 83.1 88.4 85.3 87.7 83.3 71.9 60.3 51.2 47.8 70.1

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