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Chiang Rai Climate & Temperature

  • Chiang Rai, Thailand is at 19°57'N, 99°52'E, 393 m (1289 ft). See map.
  • Chiang Rai has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Chiang Rai is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 24 degrees Celsius (75.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Chiang Rai Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1733 mm (68.2 inches) which is equivalent to 1733 Litres/m² (42.51 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Chiang Rai you would pop up nearest to the climate station at San Juan De Marcona, Peru where you would find a Subtropical desert climate (Warm temperate desert biome).

Chiang Rai Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 21 (70) 24 (75) 27 (80) 27 (81) 27 (80) 26 (80) 26 (79) 26 (78) 25 (76) 22 (72) 19 (66) 24 (75)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 12 (0) 8 (0) 19 (1) 90 (4) 204 (8) 211 (8) 308 (12) 385 (15) 268 (11) 142 (6) 61 (2) 25 (1) 1733 (68)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 03' 11h 27' 11h 59' 12h 34' 13h 03' 13h 18' 13h 11' 12h 46' 12h 13' 11h 38' 11h 09' 10h 55' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 50 59.3 70.2 81.9 89.2 86.5 88.4 82.1 70.7 59.1 50 46.6 69.4

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