Weekly Weather Summary
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March 18, 2019 - March 24, 2019Max. Rainfall AmountMax. Temperature
Thailand
The heat low pressure cell covered upper Thailand throughout the week. In addition, the westerly trough moved to the northern and upper northeastern parts during early week. After that, the southerly and southeasterly wind prevailed over upper Thailand associated with the high pressure area from China extended its ridge to cover upper Thailand and the South China Sea during weekend. Moreover, the easterly wind prevailed over the Gulf of Thailand and southern part during mid-week and weekend. These conditions caused hot weather nearly the whole areas in upper Thailand with very hot weather in some areas. Thunderstorms and gusty wind was reported in several areas with hail in some areas. Southern part experiences hot weather in several areas with light to moderate rain in some areas for some days.    
Northern Part
Hot weather nearly the whole areas throughout the week with very hot weather in some areas on the first day of the week and during the second half of the week. Isolated to scattered rain with heavy rainfall in some areas during early week. Light rain occurred in some areas on the last day of the week. Thunderstorm with gusty wind occurred at Phetchabun, Kamphaeng Phet, Lampang, Phrae, Phayao and Lamphun provinces on 18 Mar. Hail occurred at Lampang, Phrae, Phayao and Lamphun provinces on 18 Mar. 63.5 mm at Umphang Tak on 18 Mar.  41.5 º C at Si Samrong Sukhothai on 21 Mar. 
Northeastern Part
Generally hot weather almost the week with very hot weather in some areas on 21, 22 and 23 Mar. Isolated to scattered rain almost the week with heavy rainfall in some areas on the first day and the last day of the week. Thunderstorm with gusty wind occurred at Loei province on 18 Mar., at Udon Thani and Khon Kaen provinces on 19 Mar., at Kalasin, Nakhon Ratchasima and Nakhon Phanom provinces on 20 Mar., at Buriram province on 23 Mar. Hail occurred at Udon Thani province on 19 Mar. 56.0 mm at Nong Bua Daeng Chaiyaphum on 24 Mar.  41.5 º C at Kosum Phisai Mahasarakham on 23 Mar. 
Central Part
Generally hot weather throughout the week with very hot weather in some areas during the second half of the week. Isolated rain with heavy rainfall in some areas during the first half of the week and on the last day of the week. Gusty wind occurred at Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani and Suphan Buri provinces on 19 Mar. 85.9 mm at Sangkhla Buri Kanchanaburi on 18 Mar.  41.4 º C at Mueang Kanchanaburi on 22 Mar. 
Eastern Part
Generally hot weather in the upper portion almost the week with very hot weather in some areas on 23 Mar. Isolated light to moderate rain during early week and on 23 Mar. then scattered rain with heavy rainfall in some areas on the last day of the week. Gusty wind occurred at Sa Kaeo province on 21 Mar. 72.1 mm at Khlong Yai Trat on 24 Mar.  40.5 º C at Kabinburi Prachinburi on 23 Mar. 
Southern Part (East Coast)
Hot weather in some areas during the first half of the week then increasing in temperature with hot weather in several areas. Scattered rain on the first day of the week and during weekend with very heavy rain in some areas of Nakhon Si Thammarat province on the last day of the week. 55.0 mm at Bang Khan Nakhon Si Thammarat on 24 Mar.  39.2 º C at Sadao Songkhla on 23 Mar. 
Southern Part (West Coast)
Generally hot weather during early week then decreasing in temperature with hot weather remained in several areas. Isolated rain on 18, 20, 22 and 23 Mar. Fairly widespread rain on the last day of the week. Gusty wind occurred at Krabi province on 23 Mar. 33.8 mm at Mueang Trang on 24 Mar.  38.0 º C at Mueang Trang on 22 Mar.  
Metropolitan
Hot weather in several areas during the first half of the week then increasing in temperature with hot weather nearly the whole areas and very hot weather in some areas. Isolated rain with heavy rainfall in some areas on 21 and 24 Mar. Thunderstorm with gusty wind occurred at Pathumthani and Bangkok provinces on 21 Mar. 2.0 mm at Don Muang Airport Khet Don Muang on 21 Mar. (42.8 mm at Pathum Thani Rice Research Center Pathumthani on 21 Mar.)   38.8 º C at Don Muang Airport Khet Don Muang on 22 Mar. (40.3 º C at Khlong Luang Pathumthani on 22 Mar.)  
Weekly total Rainfall and Weekly mean minimum temperature Map
Issued Date March 25, 2019