Bangkok is an exciting tourist destination. The city has a number of tourist attractions, shopping malls and street markets where tourists can taste the amazing the street food of the city and shop for low priced souvenirs, clothes and accessories. However, it is important to know about the weather conditions in Bangkok, before you plan your trip to the city.
Thailand experiences tropical climate and has three seasons, summer, Rainy and winter seasons. Tourists have to choose a suitable season depending on their reason to travel to the city. Many tourists visit the city throughout the year and tourists can benefit from booking a convenient hotel in Sukhumvit, Ploenchit or any other classy neighbourhoods of the city in advance.
Summer season in Bangkok is from March to June. These are the hottest months in Bangkok. The temperatures and humidity are at their highest and the city also experiences summer storms during this time. Summer season is the best time to relax in the beautiful lounge of the convenient hotel in Sukhumvit and explore the air conditioned shopping malls and indoor attractions in the city. Songkran, the Thai New Year is also celebrated during the summer season.
The rainy season in Bangkok depends on the southwest monsoon. The season starts around Mid-May and continues till October. Bangkok has most rainfall during September and hence it is recommended to avoid this month. Rainy seasons in Bangkok is a mix of torrential downpour, cloudy and humid days and long periods of light showers. However, tourists can enjoy great deals on hotel bookings, tours and other services during the rainy season. The amazing sale of Bangkok also takes place during the rainy season and tourists can buy their favourite clothing, jewellery, electronics and other items at discounted prices during the sale season.
Starting from November to February, Bangkok experiences winter season. The climate is cool and pleasant during the winters. Winter is also the peak tourist season in Bangkok. A number of events like Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year are celebrated during the winter season. The air fares, hotels and other services are priced higher due to the influx of tourists during this season. Tourists planning to visit the city during winters should book their stay at a convenient hotel in Sukhumvit or any other neighbourhood of their choice, well in advance.