Bankgok is located north of the Gulf of Thailand on the Chao Phraya River. Due to its proximity to the equator and the associated tropical climate, it is constantly warm, with a minimum temperature of 20°C and a maximum temperature of 35°C. With an average annual temperature of 28°C, Bangkok is the hottest city in the world. The humidity is constant throughout the year between 70 and 80 percent.
Bangkok is a turbulent city. The combination of friendliness, helpfulness, informality, organizational skills and joie de vivre makes every contact with locals an unforgettable encounter. Bangkok is characterized by its many colorful markets and countless cookshops with delicacies ranging from spicy-hot dishes to sweet treats and exotic fruits. If you need a break from the hustle and bustle, you can visit Lumpini Park or the numerous wats, the Buddhist temple complexes, where it is contemplative-meditative and you can listen to the chanting of orange-robed, shaven-headed monks. If you want a Thai massage, this is a good place to go; Wat Pho is home to a training center. A tranquil boat trip on the Klongs, a fast-paced tuk-tuk ride, the golden palace of King Bhumibol and his dragon boats, the National Theater, the Snake Farm, kickboxing in the Muay Thai Theater, the nearby Erawan National Park or even the Sky Bar on the 61st floor and the nightlife in the entertainment districts of Nana, Patpong or Soy Cowboy: everything awaits the visitor.
Bangkok has a tropical climate due to its location near the equator, which means constant high temperatures are coupled with high humidity. The nighttime temperature throughout the year is 20°C to 25°C, while the daytime temperature is consistently 30°C to 35°C. April and May are the hottest months. It is necessary to distinguish between the dry and rainy season, it is recommended to vacation during the dry period. December to March is the dry season. December and January have the lowest rainfall and also comparatively lowest humidity around 70%. Until April the rainy days increase from 1 to 4 per month. The sunshine hours are between 8 and 10 per day. Between May and October there is rainy or monsoon season, September is the rainiest month. Humidity is over 80% during these months. During this period, the hours of sunshine decrease, ranging from 5 to 7 per day. April and November are transitional months, which can also be considered as travel months, but you have to expect short showers.