Sukhothai Airport

VTPO · Sukhothai, Thailand

Climate Sukhothai Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Sukhothai Airport (VTPO) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 58.3 87 84 65 62 11
February 36.4 59 58 56 47 16
March 30.7 54 35 43 27 25
April 46.4 62 37 52 56 50
May 79.7 92 79 92 92
June 79.6 91 95 86 85
July 76.4 96 81 73 84
August 70.9 95 81 75 73
September 74.7 75 77 72 86
October 74.6 89 90 76 73
November 85.8 99 91 96 95
December 72.4 97 92 77 98
Average 64.3 65.6 79.0 74.6 70.0 65.8

30th best VFR conditions of Thailand

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 82.2 99 98 98 84 36
February 72.1 93 90 93 78 53
March 72.9 94 83 91 81 78
April 87.5 96 96 94 94 89
May 97.3 100 98 99 100
June 98.3 99 100 100 99
July 98.0 100 99 99 99
August 97.7 100 98 100 99
September 97.0 99 97 97 99
October 97.1 99 99 99 96
November 97.4 100 99 100 100
December 93.0 100 99 100 100
Average 90.7 95.2 96.9 97.1 94.3 87.3

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 30.9 31 30 31 30 33
February 33.0 34 33 31 33 34
March 35.8 37 36 35 36 37
April 37.0 40 39 36 34 37
May 35.6 37 33 36 37
June 33.8 35 34 34 35
July 33.0 34 33 32 35
August 32.2 34 32 33 32
September 32.4 32 32 32 32
October 32.1 32 32 32 31
November 32.3 32 33 32 33
December 30.6 32 30 30 31
Average 33.4 35.4 33.7 32.6 32.6 33.7

9th highest temperature of Thailand

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 19.8 21 18 20 18 20
February 20.2 22 20 21 19 20
March 23.3 24 23 24 24 24
April 25.6 27 26 25 24 26
May 26.1 27 25 26 27
June 25.7 26 25 26 26
July 25.5 26 25 25 26
August 25.0 26 25 26 25
September 25.1 26 25 25 26
October 24.6 25 24 25 24
November 23.1 24 23 24 23
December 20.0 22 21 19 19
Average 23.6 23.4 24.0 23.4 23.3 23.8

20th lowest temperature of Thailand

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 0.4 1 0 0 0 0
February 0.3 0 0 3 0 0
March 0.2 0 1 0 0 0
April 0.6 0 0 1 1 2
May 2.3 2 7 0 0
June 2.5 3 3 2 1
July 5.1 2 4 8 1
August 7.1 10 9 7 6
September 5.9 11 6 10 3
October 3.1 6 4 2 3
November 0.5 0 1 1 0
December 0.4 0 0 0 0
Average 2.2 0.5 2.9 3.3 2.5 1.2

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 2.9 3 3 3 3 3
February 2.9 3 3 3 3 4
March 3.3 3 3 3 4 4
April 3.6 4 3 3 3 4
May 3.4 4 4 3 3
June 4.4 5 4 5 4
July 4.7 4 3 4 4
August 4.5 5 4 4 4
September 3.4 3 3 4 3
October 3.0 3 3 3 3
November 3.0 3 3 3 3
December 3.1 3 3 3 3
Average 3.5 3.1 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.5

9th highest wind speed of Thailand

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 230° 268° 190° 114° 161°
February 168° 181° 174° 151° 160°
March 154° 169° 158° 156° 158°
April 166° 164° 162° 150° 152°
May 204° 182° 180° 183°
June 198° 189° 212° 181°
July 214° 205° 201° 187°
August 207° 190° 207° 196°
September 176° 240° 235° 197°
October 241° 347° 245° 351°
November 011° 323° 332° 012°
December 328° 201° 320° 348°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.