Best time to visit, weather and climate Ho Chi Minh City

Best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) in Vietnam is from january until september and november and december, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Ho Chi Minh City is 35°C in march and the lowest is 31°C in july.

The average climate figure for Ho Chi Minh City is an 7,7. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Ho Chi Minh City has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Ho Chi Minh City or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
32°C 34°C 35°C 35°C 34°C 32°C 31°C 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
20
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10
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18
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71
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124
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144
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126
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133
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147
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163
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108
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35
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Climate Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Ho Chi Minh City is 29° degrees and there is about 467 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 154 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 6.


Climate Ho Chi Minh City

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 32°C 34°C 35°C 35°C 34°C 32°C 31°C 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Night 23°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Precip 20
mm
10
mm
18
mm
71
mm
124
mm
144
mm
126
mm
133
mm
147
mm
163
mm
108
mm
35
mm
Rain
days
9 5 9 18 28 28 26 27 28 28 21 15
Dry
days
22 23 22 12 3 2 5 4 2 3 9 16
Sun hours
per day
7 9 10 11 11 10 9 10 8 8 9 7
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
 


Climate Ho Chi Minh City january

On average, it is maximum 32° in january in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 23° degrees. In january there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City february

On average, it is maximum 34° in february in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 23° degrees. In february there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City march

On average, it is maximum 35° in march in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 25° degrees. In march there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City april

On average, it is maximum 35° in april in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 26° degrees. In april there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 71 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City may

On average, it is maximum 34° in may in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 27° degrees. In may there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 124 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City june

On average, it is maximum 32° in june in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 144 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 25° degrees. In july there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 126 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City august

On average, it is maximum 32° in august in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 25° degrees. In august there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 133 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 147 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City october

On average, it is maximum 31° in october in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 163 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City november

On average, it is maximum 31° in november in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 108 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

Climate Ho Chi Minh City december

On average, it is maximum 31° in december in Ho Chi Minh City and at least around 23° degrees. In december there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Ho Chi Minh City.

14 day weather forecast Ho Chi Minh City

The weather for Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam will be around 32° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
10 Aug
Bewolkt 32°C 26°C 3.7 mm 55% 4m/s 4
Tu
11 Aug
Onweer met regen 33°C 25°C 7.1 mm 70% 4m/s 5
We
12 Aug
Onweer met zware regen 32°C 25°C 24 mm 90% 4m/s 5
Th
13 Aug
Zware Regen 31°C 25°C 29 mm 90% 3m/s 4
Fr
14 Aug
Bewolkt 30°C 25°C 3.2 mm 50% 2m/s 4
Sa
15 Aug
Bewolkt 32°C 25°C 1.1 mm 25% 2m/s 3
Su
16 Aug
Regen 33°C 25°C 7.6 mm 70% 3m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
17 Aug
Bewolkt 32°C 25°C 1.7 mm 35% 3m/s 4
Tu
18 Aug
Broken wolken 33°C 25°C 2.8 mm 50% 3m/s 7
We
19 Aug
Zware Regen 32°C 25°C 28 mm 90% 2m/s 3
Th
20 Aug
Bewolkt 33°C 25°C 0.3 mm 10% 2m/s 4
Fr
21 Aug
Broken wolken 33°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 9
Sa
22 Aug
Bewolkt 33°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Su
23 Aug
Broken wolken 33°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 8

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Flight tickets to Ho Chi Minh City

The 3 nearest airports to Ho Chi Minh City you can fly to are:

  • Tan Son Nhat International Airport (7 km)
    Ho Chi Minh City
  • Can Tho International Airport (133 km)
    Cần Thơ
  • Rach Gia Airport (194 km)
    Rạch Giá

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About Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City lies in Vietnam in the province Hồ Chí Minh and the population consists of 5.314.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Ho Chi Minh City 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.

Ho Chi Minh City is in a straight line at 10.202 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 12 hours50.

The coordinates of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam are latitude: 10.776577 en longitude: 106.70085

The GPS coordinates are N 10° 46' 35.7600" en E 106° 42' 3.2400"

Currency Ho Chi Minh City

In Ho Chi Minh City the Vietnamese đồng is used to pay.

Exchange rate Vietnamese đồng (VND) 10 august 2020

1 Vietnamese đồng = 0,00 United States dollar
100 Vietnamese đồng = 0,00 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 23.176,50 Vietnamese đồng
100 United States dollar = 2.317.650,00 Vietnamese đồng

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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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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.

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Time difference Ho Chi Minh City

In Ho Chi Minh City it is now 18:28 o’clock in the evening on monday 10 august 2020. That is 11 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Ho Chi Minh City is Asia/Saigon and the Greenwich time is UTC+07.

Vaccinations Ho Chi Minh City

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 Ho Chi Minh City.

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