Chiang Mai rainy season has started, and what a relief that is! The rain releases heat from the ground and then the clouds keep the sun from heating it up again. So instead of 35C it’s a comfortably cool 26C!
The rain tends to come is heavy showers, with huge grey clouds blown in for a couple of hours then passing. It’s now essential to pack ponchos into the scooter, as rain can appear at any moment. The other thing many really love about rainy season, is the plants. After 7 months without rain, they spring into life and the city flowers start to bloom.