Laos Weather – Savannakhet
Savannakhet is a city in western Laos. It has a tropical savanna climate with a bit of subtropical climate, as it is quite near to the equator. The city has an average annual temperature of 26.5 degrees Celsius (79.7 degrees Fahrenheit) and sees an average rainfall and precipitation of 1,588.7 mm.
The city gets its lowest minimum temperature of 14.4 degrees Celsius (57.9 degrees Fahrenheit) in January and the highest maximum temperature of 35.4 degrees Celsius (95.7 degrees Fahrenheit) in April. Average minimum temperatures in the city range from 14.4 degrees Celsius (57.9 degrees Fahrenheit) to 24.3 degrees Celsius (75.7 degrees Fahrenheit), while average maximum temperature can range from 28.8 degrees Celsius (83.3 degrees Fahrenheit) to 35.4 degrees Celsius (95.7 degrees Fahrenheit).
The area has two official seasons: rainy and dry.
Rainy Season: Savannakhet experiences its rainy season from April to October. During this time, average rainfall each month ranges from 73 mm to 319 mm, with June and August considered as the wettest months. During these months, average minimum temperatures can range from 21.2 degrees Celsius (70.2 degrees Fahrenheit) to 24.3 degrees Celsius (75.7 degrees Fahrenheit), while average maximum temperatures range from 31 degrees Celsius (87.8 degrees Fahrenheit) to 35.4 degrees Celsius (95.7 degrees Fahrenheit).
Dry Season: Savannakhet’s dry season runs from November to March, with an average rainfall each month ranging from 2 mm to 33 mm, with November to January considered as the driest months. Average minimum temperatures can range from 14.4 degrees Celsius (57.9 degrees Fahrenheit) to 20.8 degrees Celsius (69.4 degrees Fahrenheit), while average maximum temperatures range from 28.8 degrees Celsius (83.8 degrees Fahrenheit) to 34.4 degrees Celsius (93.9 degrees Fahrenheit).
Best Time to Go
Savannakhet can be considered a year-long destination. The best time to visit the city though, is from January to April, as the weather is perfectly balmy for sightseeing. However, the moderate humidity during the months of May to October is still okay for a visit, in spite of the heat.