Laos
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Laos

To go to Laos, the best time to visit is January and October through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Laos, April is the warmest month with 99°F and the most cold month is 83°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather by month in Laos, the monthly temperatures or when the precipitation is the highest. Average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Laos by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 83 92 96 99 94 90 87 87 88 88 87 83
Precipitation (inch) 3 2 7 14 42 47 63 65 56 23 6 3

Weather data from: Vientiane




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Laos weather

The weather for Laos over the next 14 days will be 77°F till 90° 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 in Vientiane.

5-day weather forecast Laos

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Thursday
6 october
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86°F
73°F
3.1 in
3 m/s
Friday
7 october
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86°F
72°F
5.6 in
2 m/s
Saturday
8 october
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90°F
73°F
4.9 in
2 m/s
Sunday
9 october
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86°F
73°F
5.2 in
1 m/s
Monday
10 october
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82°F
72°F
1.1 in
5 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Laos


Climate Laos

Laos has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Laos is 60° degrees and there is about 329 inch 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.

Laos

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 83 92 96 99 94 90 87 87 88 88 87 83
Night temp. (°F) 63 69 75 79 79 77 76 75 74 71 68 63
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 3 2 7 14 42 47 63 65 56 23 6 3
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

Weather data from: Vientiane

Laos weather by month

What is the average Laos weather like in a given month? 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 8,245 miles 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.

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What are the largest airports in Laos?

These are the largest airports in Laos:

  • Wattay International Airport (VTE) in Vientiane
  • Luang Phabang International Airport (LPQ)
  • Pakse International Airport (PKZ)

How many inhabitants does Laos have?

Laos has 6,492,400 inhabitants.

How big is Laos?

The surface area of Laos is 147,148 mi². 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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 6 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 9,281.00 Lao kip
  • 1 Lao kip = 0.000 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 928,099.96 Lao kip
  • 100 Lao kip = 0.011 US dollar

What is the area code of Laos?

The area code to call Laos is +856.