The climate in Chiang Mai during January can be summarized as warm, humid and very dry.
January is in the winter in Chiang Mai and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||28.4°C 83°F|
|Nightly temperature||12.7°C 54.8°F|
|Average temperature||20.5°C 68.9°F|
|Daily sunshine||9.7 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||9 mm 0.3 ins|
|Rainy days||1 days|
|Sea temperature||25°C 77.1°F|
|Windspeed||2.2kph 1 mph|
On average January is the 2nd driest month of the year in Chiang Mai with around 9mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.7 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Chiang Mai in January 2023.
|Hottest month:||April||35.2°C 95.4°F|
|Driest month:||February||6mm 0.2ins|
|Coldest month:||January||28°C 82.4°F|
|Wettest month:||August||226mm 8.9ins|