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Vietnam Weather in December

The weather in Vietnam in December is becoming cool. The temperature has dropped greatly, especially in the north and central part. Averagely, the temperature ranges between 18℃(64.4℉) and 26℃(78.8℉). The climate in Vietnam in December becomes dry. The rainy season has ended, and visitors can expect the blue skies and clean air. So, December is also one of the best months to go travelling in Vietnam.

The hottest cities in Vietnam in December:
Phan Thiet: 30℃(86℉); Ho Chi Minh City: 32℃(89.6℉); Can Tho: 30℃(86℉)
The coolest cities in Vietnam in December:
Hanoi: 15℃(59℉); Haiphong: 15℃(59℉); Da Lat: 12℃(53.6℉)

Averages for Vietnam Weather in December

High Temperature
26°C (78.8°F)
Low Temperature
18°C (64.4°F)
90 mm (3 in)
06:17 ~ 06:33
17:14 ~ 17:26

December Temperatures in Vietnam

What to Wear
Travel to Vietnam in December, you must prepare suitable clothes. You can wear some breathable clothes like T-shirt, thin dress. But as the temperature drops at night, especially in the north and center, it’s necessary to take some warmer clothes in your bag, such as light pants, thin coat, hoodies and thin knitwear.

December Travel Guide – Where to Go & Tips
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The whole Vietnam is at its best condition for travelling in December. You can enjoy the blue skies and clean dry air in the peaceful mountains and on the beautiful beaches.

Hanoi Perfume Pagoda

The Perfume Pagoda is a famous place for worshiping Buddha which attracts hundreds of visitors every year. And it’s also one of the most beautiful spots in the north of Vietnam. You must take a boat through a small stream, Yen stream. Yen stream got its name from its shape, which looks like a swallowtail. Besides, there are some exciting places, like Huong Tich caves. It is very big and full of statues of the Buddha’s and strange stalactites.

Ha Long Bay

The bay lies in the north of Vietnam and is 150 kilometers away from Hanoi. It is one of the most famous travelling spots in the world. The clean water, blue sky and strange stones consist of the beauty of Ha Long Bay. Except enjoying sunshine on the beaches, you can go to the Cruise Island, which is the only soil island in Ha Long Bay. Besides, there are lots of caves which are all fancy art museums of various kinds of stalactites.

Mong Cai

Mong Cai is located in the northeast of Vietnam and the largest boarder trade market in Vietnam, so many people come here to go shopping. You can also walk through the Southeast Asian style village which is the largest travelling spot in Mong Cai. Also, you can enjoy f historical relics, folk culture and delicious food of Vietnam, India, Laos and Burma in Mong Cai.

Ban Gioc Waterfall

It is the second largest transnational waterfall and one of the 10 most spectacular waterfalls in the world which lies in the border between China and Vietnam. When you stand under the waterfall, you can hear the echo of the water splashing, it’s very exciting. December is the blooming season of wild sunflowers and buckwheat flowers which grow on the two sides of the cliff. The colorful flowers and the silver waterfall has consist a nature landscape painting.

December Weather of Major Vietnam Cities
Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humidity
High Low
Can Tho
34°C/ 93.2°F 23°C / 73.4°F 07:25/ 17:32 44
Da Lat
33°C / 91.4°F 23°C / 73.4°F 07:20/ 18:07 84
Da Nang
33°C / 91.4°F 22°C / 71.6°F 07:56/ 18:38 79
Ha Long
30°C / 86°F 15°C / 59°F 07:45/ 18:30 83
29°C / 84.2°F 14°C / 57.2°F 07:08/ 18:13 72
33°C / 91.4°F 23°C / 73.4°F 07:23/ 18:22 73
Ho Chi Minh City
31°C / 87.8°F
23°C / 73.4°F 07:41/ 18:34 79
Hoi An
30°C / 86°F 22°C / 71.6°F 06:51/ 17:35 75
30°C / 86°F 17°C / 62.6°F 06:58/ 16:36 72
Lao Cai
29°C / 84.2°F   24°C / 75.2°F 07:44/ 17:48 57
Nha Trang
30°C / 86°F 15°C / 59°F 07:03/ 18:11 74
Phan Thiet
30°C / 86°F 19°C / 66.2°F 06:56/ 17:43 65