Bangkok Weather July Averages, Thailand
What's the Weather like in Bangkok in July
Sunshine Hours and Rainfall
In July, the sun normally shines for 5 hours per day as temperatures stay high. Some people find it too humid in Bangkok at this time of year, with temperatures normally settling between 26°C and 33°C, though you may expect 180mm of rainfall over the course of 19 days, much rainier than the colder Berlin.
The daily average temperature for Bangkok is usually around 30°C (the same as August) and those searching for a hot summer will not be disappointed by the sweltering weather. However, there is a 62% chance of rain, so pack a mac as its likely you will encounter showers this month. The highest ever recorded temperature for July in Bangkok is a boiling 37°C with the lowest being 17°C. The average sea temperature in July is normally around 30°C which feels warm and many will enjoy taking a splash or swim to cool off from the heat.
The average humidity for the resort is around 73% and it can feel humid and sticky due to the very high temperatures. Caution is advised, as many can feel fatigued in the heat. It's best to avoid spending too much time in the sun and to apply a high SPF to protect your skin. Also ensure that you spend time in cooler shaded areas and drink lots of water to keep hydrated.
Bangkok Hotels in July
The Siam Hotel
The Siam hotel provides a splendid retreat on the riverside, with afternoon tea, a spa, and contemporary comfort. There are 39 suites and pool villas on offer, plus a Thai House known as Connie's Cottage. Each room has luxury amenities, super-sized king beds, Art Deco-style living areas, flat-screen TVs, and separate bathrooms complete with walk-in showers.
Those looking to rest and relax can visit the spa, while those after activity and exercise can take their pick from the gym, fitness training, tai chi, yoga and even Muay Thai. For those after something in between, river excursions or the cooking school are available. It's so prestigious, in fact, that rooms are fairly expensive, but if you have money to spend, you'll think it's worth every penny.
Majestic Suites Hotel
If it's a budget hotel that's on your agenda then consider the Majestic Suites Hotel. This three star accommodation offers a comfortable and relaxing stay, with guests treated to spacious private bathrooms, with added accessories, such as a fluffy bathrobe and slippers. Located close to a range of popular attractions, this hotel provides free Wi-Fi, on site bar and coffee shop, access to a swimming pool and gym and in house tailoring.
Bars and Restaurants
For a taste of traditional Thai food, Hemlock restaurant provides delicious meals that are irresistible. Rich in flavour, sample the thieves' salad or opt for something a little more eclectic. Open from late afternoon until midnight, you will enjoy a special evening out when you dine here.
Khua Kling and Pak Sod
For a family run restaurant, head to Khua Kling and Pak Sod. With dishes rich in spices, herbs and packed with flavour, this semi-formal restaurant offers a real taste of the city. Try the seafood soup or minced meat in curry sauce. Open for lunch and dinner, if you enjoy food with a kick, this is one restaurant that should be high up on your itinerary.
Things to do in July in Bangkok
There is plenty to do in Bangkok at this time of year. If you want to get away from the heat then why not take a trip to the massage pavilions. Comprising of two air conditioned pavilions, experience a traditional Thai massage, in order to relax from the sweltering outdoor temperatures.
Baipai Thai Cooking School
Alternatively, learn how to cook traditional Thai food from scratch. You don't need to know how to cook to experience a cooking class in Bangkok. At the Baipai Thai Cooking School, you will be able to learn about Thai flavours, so you can recreate your favourite dishes back home. This four hour tour includes spending half a day learning how to prepare four delicious meals, as professional staff guide you through easy step by step methods. It's the perfect trip for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the culture of the city.
Dates to note
July hosts Asalaha Puja Day, which is a notable Buddhist holiday, and the main temples of Bangkok hold various religious ceremonies. For those uninterested in religion, there is also the Pattaya Marathon, comprising multiple road races that attract international runners. The course passes various notable sights and coastal views making it an ideal way to see a lot of Bangkok as a spectator to the races.