Thailand lies just south of the Tropic of Center, within the tropical monsoon zone of Southeast Asia, and enjoys a warm mild climate throughout the year.
Roughly divided, there are three seasons: the cool season (Nov.-Feb.), the hot season (Apr-May), and the rainy season (Jun.-Oct.). Average temperatures are about 29° C, ranging in Bangkok from 35° C in April to 17° C in December.
The country's central bank is the Bank of Thailand. Major Thai commercial banks include the Bangkok Bank, Siam Commercial Bank, Krung Thai Bank, Thai Farmers Bank and Thai Military Bank. Business hours are 08:30 - 15:30 hours, Monday to Friday. Several international banks also have offices in Thailand.
1 Baht = 100 satangs
Bank Notes : 20, 50, 100, 500, 1,000 baht
Coins : 1, 2, 5, and 10 baht
Electric Power: 220V 50 Hz
Thailand Plug Adapters and Outlet Shapes:
Outlets in Thailand generally accept 2 types of plug:
If your appliance’s plug has a different shape than the photos shown above, you will need a plug adapter.