Rainy Season in Thailand Officially Begins

Thailand –

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has announced that the rainy season in Thailand this year officially started on Monday (May 22nd), 2023.

The rain is forecast to be lower than the rainy season average, about 5 percent down from last year, 2022. Heavier downpours are expected between August and September.

Thailand’s rainy season will end in mid-October. However, in the southern part of Thailand, especially in the southeast coastal areas, the rain will continue until mid-January of next year, 2024.

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.