Weather, climate and best time to go to Vietnam

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Vietnam

Best time to go to Vietnam

Best time to go to Vietnam

The best time to go to Vietnam is from january until april and october until december, in which you have a pleasant till hot temperature and barely till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Vietnam is 36° in may and the lowest is 22° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Vietnam or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Vietnam
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 22° 66 mm
Feb 25° 25 mm
Mar 28° 56 mm
Apr 33° 62 mm
May 36° 181 mm
Jun 36° 282 mm
Jul 35° 319 mm
Aug 34° 316 mm
Sep 33° 232 mm
Oct 31° 108 mm
Nov 28° 45 mm
Dec 24° 39 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Vietnam? Go to the full climate information about Vietnam

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Vietnam indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Vietnam.

Best warm months
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Climate Vietnam

Climate Vietnam

In Vietnam there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the humid subtropical climate and monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate. The average annual temperature for Vietnam is 30° degrees and there is 1730 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 88 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 6.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Hanoi in Vietnam per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 22° 15° 66 mm 16 15 2 5
Feb 25° 18° 25 mm 15 13 2 6
Mar 28° 20° 56 mm 22 9 2 6
Apr 33° 24° 62 mm 22 8 2 7
May 36° 28° 181 mm 22 9 2 8
Jun 36° 29° 282 mm 26 4 2 7
Jul 35° 29° 319 mm 28 3 2 7
Aug 34° 28° 316 mm 26 5 2 7
Sep 33° 27° 232 mm 23 7 2 6
Oct 31° 24° 108 mm 17 14 2 6
Nov 28° 21° 45 mm 16 14 2 6
Dec 24° 16° 39 mm 14 17 2 5

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 22° in january in Vietnam and at least around 15° degrees. In january there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Vietnam.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 25° in february in Vietnam and at least around 18° degrees. In february there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Vietnam.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 28° in march in Vietnam and at least around 20° degrees. In march there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 56 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Vietnam.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 33° in april in Vietnam and at least around 24° degrees. In april there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 62 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Vietnam.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 36° in may in Vietnam and at least around 28° degrees. In may there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 181 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Vietnam.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 36° in june in Vietnam and at least around 29° degrees. In june there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 282 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Vietnam.

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 35° in july in Vietnam and at least around 29° degrees. In july there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 319 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Vietnam.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 34° in august in Vietnam and at least around 28° degrees. In august there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 316 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Vietnam.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 33° in september in Vietnam and at least around 27° degrees. In september there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 232 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Vietnam.

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 31° in october in Vietnam and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 108 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Vietnam.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 28° in november in Vietnam and at least around 21° degrees. In november there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Vietnam.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 24° in december in Vietnam and at least around 16° degrees. In december there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Vietnam.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Vietnam

Weather statistics Vietnam

View all weather statistics from Vietnam per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Vietnam and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Vietnam

14 day weather forecast Vietnam

The weather for Hanoi in Vietnam will be 37° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Betrokken wolken Regen Regen Lichte Regen Lichte Regen Light doucheregen Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 36° 37° 35° 36° 35° 36° 35°
Min (°C) 28° 28° 28° 28° 28° 27° 27°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 25% 70% 70% 75% 70% 55% 55%
Rainfall (mm) 1.9mm 14.9mm 12.6mm 18.4mm 15.1mm 7.6mm 7.0mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 4 3 3 3 3
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Broken wolken Light doucheregen Betrokken wolken Gespreide bewolking Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 37° 35° 35° 30° 29° 29° 29°
Min (°C) 27° 27° 26° 27° 27° 27° 28°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 55% 45% 15% 20% 35% 50%
Rainfall (mm) 0.4mm 8.0mm 4.8mm 1.1mm 1.6mm 3.0mm 6.1mm
UV-index
UV-index 5 3 4 3 2 1 1
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About Vietnam

About Vietnam

Vietnam is in the continental part Azië and the capital is Hanoi. It is 329.560 km² with 3.444 km of coastline and has a population of 94.660.000. In terms of area, the country is 11x bigger than United Kingdom. If you want to call Vietnam you have to use +84 or 0084 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +845012457809 or 00845012457809.


Vietnam is in a straight line at 9.234 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 12 hour and 50 min.

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Time difference Vietnam

Time difference Vietnam

In Vietnam it is now 03:45 hour at night on wednesday 22 august 2018. That is 5 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Vietnam is Asia/Saigon and the Greenwich time is UTC+07.

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Vaccinations Vietnam

Vaccinations Vietnam

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Vietnam.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
  • ZIKA-virus
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Currency Vietnam

Currency Vietnam

In Vietnam the Vietnamese dong is used to pay.

Exchange rate Vietnamese dong op
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1 Vietnamese dong = € 0,00 euro
100 Vietnamese dong = € 0,00 euro

1 euro = 26.643,49 Vietnamese dong
100 euro = 2.664.348,58 Vietnamese dong

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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