Bangkok Weather in December


Season: Cool Season

December is the coolest time in Bangkok with the average temperature being 21-31℃ (70-88℉). It seldom rains and the rainfall is only 10mm in the whole month averagely. Climatically, it is a great time to visit Bangkok. 

From another perspective, many people from the north go to Bangkok during their Christmas and New Year holidays to escape the winter coldness, making it a peak tourism season there. Correspondingly, the price of hotel rooms and flight ticket goes higher and it is necessary to book them beforehand.

Averages for Bangkok Weather in December

Temperature: 28°C / 82°F
High Temperature: 31°C / 88°F
Low Temperature: 21°C / 70°F
Humidity: 64%
Rainfall: 10mm
Rainy Day : 1 day
Sunrise: 06:26 ~ 06:41
Sunset: 17:48 ~ 18:01

What to Wear in Bangkok in December

Short-sleeve t-shirt plus a pair of shorts or light pants are good for the sightseeing in the daytime. When night comes, a long-sleeve shirt, a blouse or a thin overcoat should be added. Mind your clothes when visiting the temples in Bangkok: shorts or dresses above kneels, sleeveless shirt, and others exposing shoulders and navels are prohibited. As for shoes, comfort comes the first.
Bangkok Clothes in December December Wear in Bangkok

Where to Go in Bangkok in December

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Traveling to Bangkok in December, one should not miss visiting the Grand Palace. It is the best-preserved, largest and most distinctive royal palace in Thailand preserving many paintings and carvings and decorated luxuriously. Wat Phra Kaew in its northeast corner is one of the most famous temples in the country worth visiting. To learn local folk customs, one may head to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in the early morning, where local farmers selling tropical fruits on floating boats; it is a good destination to taste local snacks. Although the dominant religion in Bangkok is Buddhism, people there celebrate Christmas in a grand scale; so in December of Bangkok, visitors also have opportunities to take part in the celebrations.
- Last updated on Mar. 03, 2023 by Brenda Lian -