Best time to visit, weather and climate Laos

Best time to visit Laos

The best time to visit 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 Laos is 37°C in april and the lowest is 28°C in december.

The average climate figure for Laos is an 8,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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



Climate Laos per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
29°C 33°C 36°C 37°C 35°C 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C 28°C
8
mm
4
mm
17
mm
35
mm
107
mm
119
mm
159
mm
164
mm
141
mm
58
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16
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7
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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 Laos

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 29°C 33°C 36°C 37°C 35°C 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C 28°C
Night 17°C 20°C 24°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 20°C 17°C
Precip 8
mm
4
mm
17
mm
35
mm
107
mm
119
mm
159
mm
164
mm
141
mm
58
mm
16
mm
7
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
7 10 9 11 10 9 8 9 9 7 7 7
Wind force
in 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 Laos january

On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Laos and at least around 17° degrees. In january there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos february

On average, it is maximum 33° in february in Laos and at least around 20° degrees. In february there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos march

On average, it is maximum 36° in march in Laos and at least around 24° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos april

On average, it is maximum 37° in april in Laos and at least around 26° degrees. In april there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos may

On average, it is maximum 35° in may in Laos and at least around 26° degrees. In may there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 107 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos june

On average, it is maximum 32° in june in Laos and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 119 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in Laos and at least around 24° degrees. In july there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 159 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos august

On average, it is maximum 31° in august in Laos and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 164 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Laos and at least around 23° degrees. In september there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 141 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos october

On average, it is maximum 31° in october in Laos and at least around 22° degrees. In october there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 58 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos november

On average, it is maximum 30° in november in Laos and at least around 20° degrees. In november there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Laos.

Climate Laos december

On average, it is maximum 28° in december in Laos and at least around 17° degrees. In december there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Laos.

14 day weather forecast Laos

The weather for Vientiane in Laos will be around 30° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
30 Sep
Zware Regen 30°C 23°C 19 mm 85% 1m/s 4
Th
1 Oct
Zware Regen 31°C 24°C 16 mm 85% 1m/s 3
Fr
2 Oct
Zware Regen 31°C 24°C 29 mm 90% 2m/s 3
Sa
3 Oct
Regen 31°C 24°C 11 mm 80% 1m/s 3
Su
4 Oct
Zware Regen 33°C 24°C 25 mm 90% 1m/s 3
Mo
5 Oct
Regen 32°C 24°C 13 mm 80% 1m/s 3
Tu
6 Oct
Zware Regen 31°C 23°C 21 mm 85% 1m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
7 Oct
Licht bewolkt 32°C 22°C 1.3 mm 30% 1m/s 9
Th
8 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 31°C 22°C 0.9 mm 25% 2m/s 8
Fr
9 Oct
Bewolkt 32°C 23°C 1.8 mm 40% 2m/s 4
Sa
10 Oct
Bewolkt 30°C 23°C 3.9 mm 55% 1m/s 3
Su
11 Oct
Bewolkt 33°C 23°C 0.2 mm 20% 1m/s 3
Mo
12 Oct
Bewolkt 31°C 23°C 2.0 mm 40% 1m/s 3
Tu
13 Oct
Bewolkt 26°C 22°C 3.3 mm 50% 2m/s 3

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Flight tickets to Laos

Laos has 1 airport which you can fly to:

  • Wattay International Airport
    Vientiane

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About Laos

Laos is in the continental part Asia and the capital is Vientiane. The total surface is 236.800 km² and the population consists of 6.492.400 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is somewhat smaller New Zealand. If you want to call Laos you have to use +856 or 00856 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +8565012457809 or 008565012457809.

Laos is in a straight line at 10.066 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 13 hours40.

Currency Laos

In Laos the Lao kip is used to pay.

Exchange rate Lao kip (LAK) 30 september 2020

1 Lao kip = 0,00 New Zealand dollar
100 Lao kip = 0,02 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 6.041,78 Lao kip
100 New Zealand dollar = 604.178,08 Lao kip

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Time difference Laos

In Laos it is now 00:28 o’clock at night on wednesday 30 september 2020. That is 6 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Laos is Asia/Vientiane and the Greenwich time is UTC+07.

Vaccinations Laos

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Laos.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)