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 27° till 30° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

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

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 1 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
16°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Thursday 2 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
15°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
14°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
13°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
13°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
14°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
15°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
16°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
18°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
17°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
17°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
17°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
19°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2

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 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.

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 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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 1 December 2021

  • 1 Lao kip = 192.19 Philippine piso
  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.005 Lao kip
  • 10 Lao kip = 1,921.91 Philippine piso
  • 10 Philippine piso = 0.052 Lao kip
  • 100 Lao kip = 19,219.10 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 0.52 Lao kip

What is the area code of Laos?

The area code to call Laos is +856.