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Bangkok in March
Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on May 9, 2022 Share on

Bangkok in March: A Complete Guide for a Sizzling trip!

Bangkok is an amalgamation of ancient history and modern technology. Here, you can explore everything from temple ruins, cultural heritage and living traditions to modern rooftop restaurants, amusement themed parks, and many more. The tourist footfall in Bangkok in March is particularly low due to March being one of the hottest months. Other than blazing heat this month offers fewer crowds and economical accommodation and airfares, making this month a good option to travel. Readout these noteworthy topics before planning your Bangkok trip package for a smooth and hassle-free journey.

 

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Weather in Bangkok in March

March is a warmer month with average temperatures around 29.5°C (85°F). You might experience average humidity of around 65-70%, causing sticky, muggy weather. However, there still can be a decent amount of rainfall expected but for only 5 days. The temperatures can go up to 34°C (93°F) whereas the low temperatures experienced in March are around 25°C (77°F).

  • Temperature: 29.5°C (85°F)
  • High Temperature: 34°C (93°F)
  • Low Temperature: 25°C (77°F)
  • Sunshine Hours: 9 
  • Rainfall: 50 mm
  • Rainfall Days: 5 

Also read: Bangkok in February: Weather, Places to visit and more!

Weather in Bangkok in March
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What to Pack for Bangkok in March

Get ready to experience soaring temperatures in Bangkok in March. To prevent yourself from the extreme heat of the city, pack these crucial items:

  • Cotton t-shirts
  • Tops
  • Jeans
  • Capris
  • Shorts
  • Jumpsuits
  • Dresses
  • Comfortable footwear such as Slippers and Sandals
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • A water bottle
  • An umbrella 

Also read: Shopping in Bangkok in 2023: A Complete Travellers’ Shopping Guide

What to pack for Bangkok in March
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Things to do in Bangkok in March

1. Time for some meditation at Wat Pho, Bangkok

Wat Pho is a popular temple with a gold-plated sculpture of the Reclining Buddha. This famous sculpture covers 8 hectares of area and measures 151 feet long and is 50 metres tall. It was Thailand’s earliest centre for public education and is most visited by tourists because there are various tourist sites including The Chetuphon and monastic facilities.

  • Address: 2 SanamChai Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
  • Timing: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm.

Also read: Wat Pho: Bangkok’s Temple of The Reclining Buddha

2. Fight the heat at Pororo Water Park Bangkok

Visit the fantastic Pororo Water Park in Bangkok to fight the scorching heat of March. The centrally located water park takes an area of more than 10,000 sq.m. with no dearth of thrilling rides. Pororo’s Funnel and Tong Tong’s Magic Slide are popular slides for adults whereas the park also boasts Pororo’s Playground Pool for children. Not only water rides but Pororo Water Park also offers a delightful dance show performed by the iconic cartoon characters and many more fun activities to its visitors.

  • Address: 6th Floor, CentralPlaza Bangna 585 Soi Bangna-Trad 42 Bang Na
  • Timing: 10:30 am – 7:00 pm (everyday)
Pororo Water Park Bangkok
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3. Explore the architectural heritage at The Suan Pakkad Palace

This unique museum is everything about Thailand’s architectural culture and traditions. You can tour this amazing palace consisting of an exquisite collection of eight traditional Thai homes made of teakwood. It is a great place to explore Thailand’s history and discover artefacts, art pieces,  unique heritage and so much more.

  • Address:  352, Thanon Si Ayutthaya, Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi
  • Timing: 3 hours tour

Also read: Lumpini Park Bangkok: A Serene Lush Green Space in The Bangkok Centre

4. A trip to ancient Ayutthaya City from Bangkok

Ayutthaya City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site 80-90 km from Bangkok, Thailand. Travel past the time to explore the ruins of the temples and Buddhist monasteries and get a glimpse of an ancient way of living. This guided tour will provide you with information on ancient Siam history and a visit to the Siamese royal palace. It is no doubt a magnificent place to visit and delve into Thai history.

  • Pick-up and Drop-off Address: Gate 1, Ground floor, Siam Paragon Mall.
  • Tour timings: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Tour duration: 9 hours (approx.)
Ayutthaya City
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5. Time to buy some souvenirs from Chatuchak Weekend Market

Save your weekend to visit the famous Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok. It is the largest market to visit and buy some amazing Thai clothing, artwork, ceramics, handicrafts, books and so much more. Almost everything is available here at great prices, making it a perfect place to buy souvenirs for your loved ones without making holes in your pocket! Not only shopping you can indulge in having tasty Thai food and relaxing Thai massage.

  • Address: Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Chatuchak
  • Timings: Closed (Mon – Tue), 7:00 am – 6:00 pm (Wed – Thru), 6:00 pm – 12:00 am (Friday), 9:00 am – 6:00 pm (Sat – Sun)

Also read: Chatuchak Market Bangkok: Your Go To Shopping Haven in Bangkok

Interesting Facts about Bangkok

  • Every temple stamped on the Thai Baht coins is located in Bangkok and can be visited. 1 THB coin has Wat Phra Kaew, 2 THB coin has Wat Saket, 5 THB coin has Wat Benjamabophit and 10 THB coin has the famous Wat Arun on it.
  • There are many third gender washrooms which are very common in Bangkok.
  • The people of Bangkok highly support the monarchy system and respect their king.
  • Bangkok is a paradise for Thai massages, don’t forget to try one.
  • The famous energy drink Red Bull was made in Bangkok by Chaleo Yoovidhya in 1976.
Wat Arun
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bangkok in March

1. What is the weather like in Bangkok in March?

March is a warmer month with average temperatures around 29.5°C (85°F). You might experience average humidity of around 65-70%, causing sticky, muggy weather. However, there still can be a decent amount of rainfall expected but for only 5 days. The temperatures can go up to 34°C (93°F) whereas the low temperatures experienced in March are around 25°C (77°F).

2. Where to buy Thai souvenirs in Bangkok?

Chatuchak Weekend Market is the largest market to visit and buy some amazing Thai clothing, artwork, ceramics, handicrafts, books and so much more. Almost everything is available here at great prices, making it a perfect place to buy souvenirs for your loved ones without making holes in your pocket!

3. Where is Pororo Water Park located in Bangkok?

The fun-filled Pororo Water Park is located on the 6th Floor of CentralPlaza Bangna, 585 Soi Bangna-Trad, 42 Bang Na in Bangkok.

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