Chiang Mai Weather in November


Season: Dry Season

The weather of Chiang Mai in November is cool in general, in spite of some hot noon time. The average high temperature and average low temperature are 30℃(86℉) and 19℃(66℉) respectively. The rainfall is not much, totaling to 51mm averagely. As a whole, it is a good month to visit Chiang Mai. 

Loy Krathong Festival, one of the most important festivals in Thailand and one of the world’s most romantic festivals, falls in November. It makes the trip to Chiang Mai in November even more worthy.

Averages for Chiang Mai Weather in November

Temperature: 24°C / 75°F
High Temperature: 30°C / 86°F
Low Temperature: 19°C / 66°F
Humidity: 74%
Rainfall: 51mm
Rainy Days : 5 days
Sunrise: 06:24 ~ 06:40
Sunset: 17:45 ~ 17:51

What to Wear in Chiang Mai in November

Considering the average temperature of 19-30℃, it is advisable to wear some airy and thin clothes such as t-shirt and shorts for the daytime activities. At night, you may need to change to a long-sleeve shirt or add a thin overcoat. As for shoes, those comfortable and easy for walking, like sneakers are the best choices; you may also prefer a pair of sandals for short-distance walk in town.
Chiang Mai Clothes in November November Wear in Chiang Mai

Top Things to Do in Chiang Mai in November

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In November, you must not miss having fun at Loy Krathong Festival. The exact date is December 15th in Thai calendar. During the festival, locals float lanterns over rivers and lakes, release sky lanterns, and hold grand parades, making Chiang Mai a city of lanterns and happiness. The best sites to experience the festive atmosphere include Thaphae Gate and Nawarat Bridge on Ping River. 

Chiang Mai Old Town was once the capital of the Lanna Kingdom (1292 - 1892), hence rich in historical relics, among which the temples including Wat Phra Singh, Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Buppharam are the best-preserved. They are among the best sites to visit in Chiang Mai. 

Around Chiang Mai, there are many mountains worth exploring. Doi Inthanon National Park with the highest peak of the whole Thailand is quite popular. There, you may appreciate the Mae Ya waterfall, visit Phra Mahathat Napha Methanidon and enjoy zip-line riding. 


During the Loy Krathong Festival, lots of visitors go to Chiang Mai and the travel cost rises. What’s more, the hotel rooms are usually in great demands. So you’d better book one in advance.
- Last updated on Mar. 06, 2023 by Brenda Lian -