The Thailand Weird Weather Round-Up

Word on the street is that there’s a bit of a nip in the air across Thailand right now.

Literally, it transpires…


As the capital shivers at an unholy 18°C, Bangkokians are divided as to whether this bizarrely cold new weather front is the end of the world as we know it or, conversely, a veritable Eden.    

The North

The Bangkok Post reports that the northern provinces are expected to face low temperatures of between 6 and 10°C until Wednesday this week.

Koh Samui

Waves in the Gulf of Thailand are expected to reach somewhere between 2 and 4 metres tall.


Surat Thani



The City Of Sin is faring mildly better…


While Thailand’s biggest island remains oblivious to the weather shenanigans in the rest of the country…

  Perfect weather in Phuket… #surviveasia #beachlife #holiday #phuket #twinpalms   A photo posted by (@surviveasia) on


Coping Mechanisms?

In classic #ThailandOnly fashion, reactions to the admittedly sharp temperature drop have been somewhat dramatic.

Parka jackets have been spotted on the BTS while the fashionistas are rushing to find their cashmere.

Even at a chilly 16°C, Snowmageddon this ain’t.

Regardless, Bangkokians are putting a brave face on as they face up to the cool breeze.

How my dog reacts to sudden cool weather in Thailand. (Part 1)   A photo posted by Sebastian Larsson (@sebastiansomething) on

Featured image imagines a snowy Bangkok…



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