Phayao

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Phayao
พะเยา
Town
View of Phayao lake
View of Phayao lake
Location in Phayao Province
Location in Phayao Province
Country Thailand
Province Phayao Province
Population (2005)
 • Total 19,118
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Area code(s) 54
View of Phayao lake
This article is about the town Phayao. For other uses, see Phayao (disambiguation).

Phayao (Thai pronunciation: [pʰā.jāw]) is a town (thesaban mueang) in northern Thailand, capital of Phayao Province. The town is divided into the subdistricts of Mae Tam and Wiang, tambon of Mueang Phayao district.

The town is on the shore of the Phayao Lake.[1] It dates back to the semi-independent city-state (mueang), founded between 900-1,000 years ago.[1]

As of 2005 Phayao had a population of 19,118. Phayao lies 726 km north of Bangkok.[2]



Climate[edit]

Climate data for Phayao (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.3
(84.7)
32.2
(90)
35.0
(95)
36.0
(96.8)
33.5
(92.3)
32.4
(90.3)
31.6
(88.9)
31.3
(88.3)
31.4
(88.5)
30.7
(87.3)
29.2
(84.6)
27.8
(82)
31.7
(89.06)
Average low °C (°F) 13.7
(56.7)
15.4
(59.7)
19.5
(67.1)
22.9
(73.2)
23.6
(74.5)
24.0
(75.2)
23.7
(74.7)
23.5
(74.3)
23.0
(73.4)
21.7
(71.1)
18.0
(64.4)
14.0
(57.2)
20.25
(68.46)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 5.7
(0.224)
9.2
(0.362)
30.2
(1.189)
89.2
(3.512)
179.7
(7.075)
102.8
(4.047)
141.8
(5.583)
204.0
(8.031)
203.6
(8.016)
122.6
(4.827)
37.3
(1.469)
10.9
(0.429)
1,137
(44.764)
Average rainy days (≥ 1 mm) 1 2 2 9 15 16 18 19 17 12 5 1 117
Average relative humidity (%) 75 66 58 62 74 78 80 83 84 84 81 79 75.3
Source: Thai Meteorological Department (Normal 1981-2010), (Avg. rainy days 1961-1990)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Phayao". Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Retrieved 18 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Distance phayao bangkok". Google Maps. Retrieved 18 May 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • Phayao travel guide from Wikivoyage

Coordinates: 19°9′55″N 99°54′13″E / 19.16528°N 99.90361°E / 19.16528; 99.90361