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Vietnam Weather

3-Day Weather Forecast of Major Cities
Vietnam Climate & Weather Facts
  • Climatic Zone: Tropical Monsoon Climate Zone
  • Climatic Features: High temperature all the year round with distinct rainy and dry season 
  • Average Temperature: 22℃ - 29℃ (72℉ - 84℉) 
  • Warmest Month: June; Hottest City: Hue: 36℃ (96.8℉)
  • Coolest Month: January; Coldest City: Da Lat: 11℃ (51.8℉)
  • What is the weather like in Vietnam?
    Generally, the period from December to April is dry season, during which the north is colder than the south with less rainfall. From May to November, it’s the rainy season of Vietnam. There will be large rainfall all over the country because of the monsoon and the temperature of the north is much higher than south.
  • Best time to visit: November to February
Vietnam Seasons - Temperature & Clothing Guide
Dry Season
December - April
Temperature: 18 - 31 ℃ (64.4 - 87.8 ℉)
Clothes to Wear: shirt, dress, hoodie
Rainy Season
May - November
Temperature: 21 - 33 ℃ (69.8 - 91.4 ℉)
Clothes to Wear: shirt, skirt, short
Monthly Weather of Vietnam - Temperature & Rainfall
Typhoon in Vietnam
The coastal areas of the central and south part are influenced by the tropical cyclone during the rainy season, which leads to the typhoon occurring from July to September. If you plan to travel in Vietnam then, please check the Vietnam weather forecast in advance and try your best to avoid the typhoon days.
Regional Weather of Vietnam

North Vietnam
  • Major Destinations: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Haiphong, Hue, Lao Cai
  • Weather Review: There are distinct four seasons in the north area. From December to February is winter season, the temperature is lower, the weather of the north is cool and dry. From March to May is spring season, the temperature increases, it’s warm and dry. From June to August, the summer season, it’s hot and humid in the north with large rainfall. From September to December is autumn season, it becomes cooler and dry again.
  • Travel Recommendation: It’s the best choice to go travelling in Hanoi in April – May and October – November. The rainfall is less. The temperature is not very high. You can enjoy the blue and clear skies; the periods are also ideal for travelling to Ha Long Bay. You can enjoy the beautiful scene and all kinds of water entertainments as you wish.
  • See also: Hanoi Weather

South Vietnam
  • Major Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City, Phan Thiet, Can Tho, Nha Trang, Da Lat, Hoi An
  • Weather Review: The temperature of the south area doesn’t change too much all year round. The dry season is from November to April, in which the weather is hot and dry. From May to October, the rainfall increases. The temperature becomes lower because of the rain. The air is humid.
  • Travel Recommendation: Only if you go travelling to the south area in its dry season, you will enjoy a good relaxing on the beautiful beaches.
  • See also: Ho Chi Minh Weather