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Bangkok: December Weather Averages

Daily averages for December
  Temperature 79°F


Low Temperature 70°F


  High Temperature 88°F


  Sunshine Hours 9 hrs
  Chance of Sunny Day 7 %
  Rainfall 10mm
  Rainfall days 2 days
  Chance of Rain 5 %
  Chance of Cloudy Day 17 %
  Sea Temperature 82°F


Daily averages for December

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Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
°C 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 27 27 28 28 28 28 28
°F 82 82 82 82 82 82 82 82 81 81 82 82 82 82 82
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
28 28 27 27 27 26 26 26 26 26 27 26 27 27 28 28
82 82 81 81 81 79 79 79 79 79 81 79 81 81 82 82

Averages for Bangkok in December

December is the coldest month of the year in Bangkok, Thailand, though with an average temperature of 26°C no one could call it cold. The average high is 31°C and low 21°C, and rainfall is amongst the lowest in the year at 10mm over two days. Humidity is also the lowest of the year, at 65%, and sunshine hours are back to the peak average of nine hours per day. For many, this will be the perfect time to visit Bangkok, and Khao Lak has very similar weather.

On the fifth of the month is the Grand Celebration of His Majesty the King, a national event that sees flags and decorations adorning the streets. The Bangkok Jazz Festival is held across the month, attracting over 30,000 guests and notable musicians. And, of course, being December, there are the Christmas festivities, including seasonal markets.

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December events in Bangkok


Christmas Festivities

1st December 2015 to 25th December 2015

The city is turned into a magical place, illuminated with Christmas lights attached to almost anything, like in buildings, trees, lamp poles, and bridges. It is also the busiest day in shopping malls and centers where people gather to buy presents and food. Hotels are usually fully booked at this time of year, so if you are thinking of visiting Bangkok over the festive period make sure to book early.

Public Holidays

The King’s Birthday

5th December 2015

It is a national event held all across the country, celebrating His Majesty the King's birthday, where the streets are filled with colourful flags and decorations.

Bangkok New Year’s Countdown

31st December 2015

Bangkok is said to be one of the best cities for New Year's Eve celebrations as it offers non-stop partying and bright fireworks display. One thing you should not miss is the biggest countdown event in Bangkok that happens in front of CentralWorld Square. However, if you would rather head out clubbing make sure to go to some of Bangkok's trendiest clubs and bars including Levels Club & Lounge, Demo, Slim & Fix and Ku De Ta.

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