Bangkok Weather December Averages, Thailand

What's the Weather like in Bangkok in December?

It's winter in Bangkok, however, it's still a tropical paradise compared with the UK or Northern Europe at this time of year! Despite December being the coldest month of the year,  it's still hot and humid with an average daily temperature of 26°C. 

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    • Temperature Temperature 26°C 79°F
    • High Temperature Holiday Weather 31°C 88°F
    • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 21°C 70°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 9 hrs
    • Rainfall Rainfall 10 mm
    • Rainfall days Rainfall days 2 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 28°C 82°F

    Bangkok Weather for December 2019

    What's the Weather like in Bangkok in December?

    It's winter in Bangkok, however, it's still a tropical paradise compared with the UK or Northern Europe at this time of year! Despite December being the coldest month of the year,  it's still hot and humid with an average daily temperature of 26°C. 

    What's the weather like in Bangkok at Christmas?

    Because of its tropical climate, December is a popular month to escape to Bangkok for an exotic festive break. And with at least nine hours of sunshine, a day and the average sea temperature of a very warm 28°C - it's not hard to see why it's so popular!

    The Christmas Day average temperature for 2018 was 29°C. The previous two years were 26°C and 30°C respectively. All three previous Christmas Days were bright and sunny.

    Temperature

    The daily average temperature for Bangkok in December is 26°C with highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C.

    Rain

    Prepare yourself for some rain as there are on average two days worth of the wet stuff in the month - that's around 40mm of rain throughout December.

    Humidity

    The average humidity for the resort is around 62% and this may feel uncomfortable at times as the temperature is so high.

    Bangkok Hotels for December 

    Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong

    If you've spent a lot of money on your holiday and are worried you won't get a good hotel the five-star Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong  will please you. There are a range of rooms, from the Deluxe Room with a double or King bed, all the way to the Ratchaphruek Suite, with club lounge access, three bathrooms, a whirlpool, four phones, Wi-Fi, four televisions and international satellite. To help you stay in shape, there is an indoor pool, a sauna, a gym, and Yoga available. Offering world class service, the four dining options ensures there is something to cover all taste buds. Located 200 yards from the Chidlom Skytain Station, this affordable hotel is close to some of the city's best shopping centres, as well as residing close to two airports.

    Urbana Langsuan

    Another five star hotel is the Urbana Langsuan, located just 900 yards from Central World Plaza. Featuring 70 hotel rooms, each has modern, spacious surroundings, air conditioning, a private bathroom and television. Guests can look forward to the outdoor pool, fitness centre, spa, tennis courts and restaurant serving international cuisine. This hotel is perfect for those who want to be close to a range of amenities, shopping malls and restaurants.

    Intercontinental Bangkok

    Intercontinental Bangkok boasts 381 hotel rooms, complete with elegant décor, large windows looking out to the city and air conditioning. The 24 hour gym offers striking scenery of Bangkok, while guests can also treat themselves to a facial or massage at the hotel spa. Unwind in the outdoor pool, dine at the on-site restaurants or spend the evening at the night club. Champagne is served in the bar, with other facilities also close by.

    Bars and Restaurants 

    Quince

    There are a variety of restaurants in Bangkok that cater to all tourists. For international cuisine, visit Quince. With its retro interiors and vibrant dishes, including Spanish and Middle East flavours, its best to book ahead as it can get rather busy.

    Mokkori

    For traditional Japanese dishes visit Mokkori, bursting with noodles and sauces to tantalise all taste buds. Open for lunch and dinner, you'll find this restaurant residing in Th Sukhumvit.

    Nay Hong

    If you want to sample traditional Thai food then take a wander to Nay Hong. Its specialities include some of the best noodle dishes in the city, with a friendly atmosphere to welcome all visitors.

    Things to do in Bangkok in December 

    Dusit Palace Park

    If you want to immerse yourself in the history and culture of the city, then a visit to Dusit Palace Park should be on your itinerary. Here, you'll be able to discover more about Thai royalty. Boasting cultural artefacts, you'll need to dress appropriately (sleeves and long trousers) as this is still a Royal building. You'll discover the Vimanmek Teak Mansion, with over 81 rooms, boasting antiques and royal objects. You'll also find the Ancient Cloth Museum residing close by and the Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall, with beautiful Thai architecture.

    Sanam Lang

    If you want to relax in the outdoors, then Sanam Lang may be the place for you. The centrepiece for many royal processions, its best to visit the park when it's less crowded and not too hot. Enjoy a stroll around the surroundings and take stock of the landscapes.

    December events in Bangkok

    Festival

    Suan Luang Rama IX Flowers Festival.

    1st December 2019 to 10th December 2019

    This unique event is one of the most beautiful flower festivals in Thailand. There will be a fantastic variety of flowers to see in all areas of Suan Luang Rama IX Public Park. Visitors can buy flowers, plants and gardening tools, and there are food and market stalls, too.

    Website:

    https://www.gowherewhen.com/event/suan-luang-rama-ix-flowers-festival/

    Public Holidays

    Constitution Day

    10th December 2019

    This yearly event celebrates the advent of the regime of Constitutional Monarchy in Thailand. On this day, all citizens of Thailand express together their gratitude to the king who graciously granted them an opportunity to take part in governing the country.

    Website:

    https://publicholidays.asia/thailand/constitution-day/

    Bangkok New Year’s Countdown

    31st December 2019

    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.

    Culture

    Christmas Festivities

    25th December 2019

    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.

    Website:

    https://www.tripsavvy.com/celebrating-christmas-in-bangkok-1658213

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