Nakhon Ratchasima Airport

VTUQ · Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

Climate Nakhon Ratchasima Airport 2020-2024

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Nakhon Ratchasima Airport (VTUQ) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 76.8 97 78 83 79 77
February 68.6 83 71 77 82 83
March 55.9 77 63 71 64 81
April 73.7 88 81 91 85 87
May 76.0 86 86 84 94 81
June 75.6 69 97 91 77
July 75.2 66 93 82 86
August 76.3 71 89 88 87
September 64.5 63 64 63 76
October 65.9 61 79 82 62
November 79.2 75 89 98 88
December 87.4 89 93 94 91
Average 73.2 85.8 72.7 83.8 83.3 81.2

19th 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 89.5 99 94 98 99 97
February 93.7 97 99 98 100 99
March 89.0 94 99 100 99 99
April 89.6 98 100 98 99 100
May 90.3 97 99 100 99 100
June 89.3 100 100 100 100
July 91.2 97 100 100 99
August 90.4 98 100 100 100
September 90.4 98 93 99 99
October 88.8 94 99 97 97
November 93.3 99 99 100 100
December 97.2 98 100 100 100
Average 90.8 96.8 97.9 98.5 99.2 99.1

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 31.5 31 28 32 30 35
February 33.8 35 32 31 35 35
March 35.9 35 34 35 37 38
April 36.0 39 37 33 34 38
May 34.4 35 36 32 35 35
June 34.0 35 34 34 34
July 33.0 34 33 33 33
August 32.9 35 32 34 32
September 31.9 32 31 31 32
October 31.0 31 29 31 28
November 31.2 31 31 30 31
December 30.4 30 28 28 30
Average 33.2 35.0 32.9 31.7 32.5 33.1

19th 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 17.2 18 15 17 14 19
February 19.4 21 19 20 17 20
March 22.5 24 20 23 23 25
April 24.1 26 25 23 24 23
May 24.4 26 25 24 24 26
June 24.3 26 24 25 25
July 24.4 25 24 24 24
August 24.2 25 24 24 24
September 23.6 24 24 24 24
October 22.0 23 21 23 22
November 20.1 20 21 21 19
December 17.2 19 17 17 17
Average 22.0 22.7 22.1 21.8 21.6 22.0

7th 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 0.5 0 4 0 0 0
February 0.7 0 2 1 1 0
March 0.7 2 0 1 1 1
April 1.4 1 1 2 1 0
May 2.9 4 3 6 1 3
June 2.0 3 3 3 2
July 4.0 1 6 3 1
August 4.3 2 7 5 4
September 7.4 8 13 8 8
October 5.4 4 7 8 15
November 1.1 1 1 0 0
December 0.5 0 0 0 0
Average 2.4 1.3 2.4 3.8 2.6 2.8

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 5.1 4 5 5 6 5
February 5.0 4 5 5 5 7
March 4.8 4 5 3 5 5
April 4.4 4 4 2 5 5
May 4.3 4 4 4 4 6
June 5.5 6 4 7 6
July 5.8 5 3 7 6
August 5.9 5 4 6 6
September 4.4 5 3 4 5
October 4.9 4 5 5 6
November 5.5 5 4 6 7
December 6.0 4 5 7 7
Average 5.0 4.1 4.7 3.8 5.4 5.9

19th 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 060° 066° 045° 037° 064°
February 112° 057° 041° 045° 063°
March 197° 085° 059° 095° 212°
April 217° 205° 031° 143° 152°
May 216° 220° 217° 233° 204°
June 239° 248° 224° 209°
July 251° 250° 228° 222°
August 247° 243° 231° 231°
September 225° 261° 153° 243°
October 042° 049° 023° 013°
November 035° 056° 027° 038°
December 036° 041° 031° 030°

Prevailing wind direction

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