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 37°C and the most cold month is 28°C in December.

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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 (°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

Weather data from: Vientiane




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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 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 Laos by month

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

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.

Laos weather

The weather for Laos over the next 14 days will be 24°C till 30° and it stays dry every day.

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

5-day weather forecast Laos

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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28°C
20°C
0 mm
2 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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29°C
19°C
0 mm
2 m/s
Friday
9 december
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29°C
20°C
0 mm
2 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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29°C
21°C
0 mm
2 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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28°C
21°C
0 mm
4 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Laos


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Laos?

Laos lies in a straight line about 2,047 km from Philippines (Manila → Vientiane).

How long is the flight to Laos?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Laos is approximately 3 h. 10 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 236,800 km². It is slightly smaller than Philippines.

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 7 December 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 192.19 Lao kip
  • 1 Lao kip = 0.005 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 19,219.10 Lao kip
  • 100 Lao kip = 0.52 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Laos?

The area code to call Laos is +856.