Laos weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Laos

The best time to visit in Laos is from January until June and September until December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Laos is 37°C in April and the lowest is 28°C in December.

Laos has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Laos or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Laos by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 33 36 37 35 32 31 31 31 31 30 28
Precipitation (mm) 8 4 17 35 107 119 159 164 141 58 16 7
Climate data from city: Vientiane

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14 day weather forecast Laos

The weather for in Laos will be around 30° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Laos is based on the weather conditions in the city of Vientiane.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 8
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
3.9 mm 55% 1 m/s 6
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
4.9 mm 60% 2 m/s 8
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
1.4 mm 30% 1 m/s 6
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
9.6 mm 75% 1 m/s 5
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
5.5 mm 65% 1 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
8.1 mm 75% 1 m/s 5
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
1.1 mm 25% 1 m/s 7
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
2.8 mm 50% 1 m/s 6
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 5
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
1.1 mm 25% 1 m/s 2
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
8.1 mm 75% 1 m/s 6
Tuesday 9 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
3.4 mm 55% 3 m/s 5

Climate Laos

Laos has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Laos is 32° degrees and there is about 835 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 186 days a year with an average humidity of 67% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Laos

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 33 36 37 35 32 31 31 31 31 30 28
Night temp. (°C) 17 20 24 26 26 25 24 24 23 22 20 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 8 4 17 35 107 119 159 164 141 58 16 7
Days with rain 4 3 7 13 21 22 26 26 25 14 5 3
Dry days 27 25 24 17 10 8 5 5 5 17 25 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 10 9 11 10 9 8 9 9 7 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
UV-index 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 6 6
Climate data from city: Vientiane

Laos weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Laos? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Laos?

Laos lies in a straight line about 13,270 km from United States (New York → Vientiane).

How long is the flight to Laos?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Laos is approximately 15 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Laos?

These are the largest airports in Laos:

How many inhabitants are there in Laos?

Laos has approximately 6,492,400 inhabitants.

How big is Laos?

The area of Laos is around 236,800 km². It is slightly smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Laos?

The capital of Laos is Vientiane.

What is the currency of Laos?

In Laos the Lao kip (LAK) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 27 October 2021

  • 1 Lao kip = 9,281.00 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.000 Lao kip
  • 10 Lao kip = 92,810.00 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.001 Lao kip
  • 100 Lao kip = 928,099.96 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 0.011 Lao kip

What is the area code of Laos?

The area code to call Laos is +856.