Average weather and climate in Laos
Laos has a tropical monsoon climate, with a pronounced rainy season from May through October, a cool dry season from November through February, and a hot dry season in March and April. Generally, monsoons occur at the same time across the country, although that time may vary significantly from one year to the next. Montly rainfall also varies regionally, you can click on the map below to select the weather station for more information. Temperatures range from average highs around 40 degrees celcius along the Mekong in March and April to lows of 5 degrees celcius or less in the uplands of Xiangkhoang and Phôngsali in January.
Interested in the more detailed Weather and Climate of Laos?
Please select a city in or below the map you wish to travel to or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year