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Laos Weather in June 2024

Laos Weather in June 2024

By Mike HoUpdated Oct. 20, 2023

Are you planning a trip to Laos in June? Read on to learn more about June weather in Laos, clothes to wear for the weather, and best places to visit in Laos in June.

Laos Weather in June: Overview

Laos Weather in June
  • Temperature range: 25–33°C (77–91°F)
  • Rainfall: 180 mm (7 inches)
  • Rainy days: 18
  • Sunny days: 12

June is the second month of the rainy season in Laos. The weather is quite hot and humid (70% on average) with an average temperature ranging from 25°C to 33°C. With rainfall moderate to high at about 200 mm, there are more than 15 days of rain in most parts of Laos. Because of its hot and humid weather conditions, June is in the low travel season in Laos.

Laos' Major Cities' Weather in June

City Min. Temp. (ºC) Max. Temp. (ºC)  Rainfall (mm)
Luang Prabang 25 33 190
Vientiane 25 32 266
Vang Vieng 23 32 490
Pakse 25 32 350

Luang Prabang: The weather is generally hot, even warm during the nighttime in June in Luang Prabang. The nighttime temperature is around 25°C (77°F), and the high temperature reaches around 33°C (91°F). It often rains in June (15 days on average) with showers and downpours averaging a moderate 190 mm (8 inches).

Vientiane: The weather of Vientiane is quite hot and muggy in June. The average temperatures in Vientiane range from 25°C (77°F) at night to 32°C (90°F) in daytime, with humidity averaging 70%. Rainfall in this month averages 266 mm (10 inches), which falls on about 19 days.

Vang Vieng: The weather in Vang Vieng is warm-to-hot in June. Nighttime temperatures fall to around 23°C (74°F), and daytime temperatures reach 32°C (91°F) on average. As Vang Vieng is quite high up in the hills, there are about 25 days of rainfall amounting to about 490 mm (19 inches), which is extremely wet — expect tropical storms.

Pakse: Pakse's weather is hot and humid in June, despite downpours cooling things down and clearing the air regularly. Temperatures at night stay warm at around 25°C (78°F), and highest temperatures during the daytime reach around 32°C (91°F). Pakse's rainfall in June is very high at 350mm (14 inches), having about 20 days with rain.

The Best Places to Visit in Laos in June

June is in the Laos rainy season. If you don't mind the hot and humid weather, it is a good time to save money, and even enjoy the water at Laos' numerous waterfalls and natural pools. Here are some of the recommended places to visit if you are going to Laos in June.

1. Buddha Park, Vientiane

Buddha Park, Vientiane

June is a good time to visit Vientiane's numerous gardens and parks, as the summer rains wash everything clean and fresh. Buddha Park is one of the most recommended. It is a sculpture park with more than 200 religious statues. Among them, the huge 40-meter-high (130-foot-high) reclining Buddha is the biggest sculpture. To take photo of it, you can climb up the giant pumpkin building, which is about 10 meters (33 feet) high. A relaxing activity is to walk around the gardens and learn more about the Buddhist stories and culture of Laos.

2. Laos Textile Museum, Vientiane

If you don't want to get wet on the rainy days in June, then the Textile Museum in Vientiane is a good place to learn more about Laos' clothing culture. There you can not only discover the history of textiles that have evolved and been passed down through the generations, but also experience the full process of making silk clothes. You can even try to make silk clothes by yourselves. The staff in the museum are friendly and kind, and would lead you to different parts of the buildings and explain their functions. A half day there would make you quite knowledgeable about Laos' clothing history.

3. The Living Land Farm, Luang Prabang

If you are traveling with children, then June is a great time to learn more about traditional farming in Laos' lush green countryside and paddy fields. A beautiful community farm outside Luang Prabang, The Living Land Farm attracts tourists from far and wide to experience rice planting and other farm activities, including ploughing by buffalo, sugar cane pressing, bamboo weaving, and so on. The farm provides a program to learn more about Laos' traditional faming. You can have lunch at the farm.

4. The Kuang Si Waterfalls, Luang Prabang

The Kuang Si Waterfalls

If you are looking for somewhere to avoid the summer heat in June, the waterfalls and caves can't be missed. As the best-known waterfalls, the Kuang Si Waterfalls are located in the south of Luang Prabang. The waterfalls cascade down from a steep hillside on top of which are big shallow pools. The waterfalls are over 60 meters high. You could hire a motorcycle to ride among the beautiful villages, where you can meet local farmers. Our local guide would be able to facilitate this. Or you could take a boat tour, cruising downstream on the Mekong River.

5. Tham Chang Cave, Vang Vieng

As one of the major tourist destinations in Laos, Vang Vieng is particularly known for its karst mountains and caves. Exploring the caves is a good activity for avoiding the summer heat in June. Located by the Nam Song River, Tham Chang Cave was used as a military position during a Chinese invasions in the 19th century and again at a refuge in the civil war (1959–75). Many hiking lovers choose this cave as part of an adventurous route. You have to walk up steep climbs to its hidden interior. You can also climb up to the top of the mountain above, where you can get amazing nature-filled views of Vang Vieng.

Crowding and Costs in June

Because of its humid and hot weather conditions, Loas has few visitors traveling in June. You can enjoy more space and freedom at its historical and scenic attractions. There is no need to worry about crowds if you are visiting Laos in June!

You can enjoy low season prices in June on hotels and tours. Many branded hotels offer further discounts for early-booking customers. If you want to save some money or spend more days in this beautiful country, then contact us — we can do all the research and booking for your ideal trip in June.

What to Bring/Wear in June

It is quite humid and hot in Laos in June. So, just pack summer clothes and anything than can keep you cool and hydrated in the day, such as T-shirts, shorts, light-trousers, caps, sunglasses, and so on. There will be more mosquitoes and insects in mountainous areas. So, prepare something to avoid the insect bites if you visit there.

As one of the most rainy months in Laos (18–25 days with rain), in June you'd better bring light waterproofs (a poncho may be best for breathability), quick-drying shoes or waterproofed walking boots, umbrellas, or anything that would keep you dry and comfortable.

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