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Climate & Weather in Vietnam

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Vietnam's climate varies depending on altitude and terrain and generally features high humidity, sub-tropical conditions in the north and tropical conditions in the south.

In the north, Vietnam's weather is characterized by four seasons. Winters can be as cold as 5C / 41F and summers very hot (up to around 35C / 95F). Most rainfall occurs during summer months, from June to September.

South Vietnam features two distinct seasons: dry, from November to April, and wet, from May to October. Average temperatures are from 25C / 77F to 30C / 86F. Central Vietnam enjoys high temperatures all year round, but usually warmer than in the south during the wet season and cooler during the dry season.

Weather Averages in Vietnam


Hanoi
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature
62°F
17°C
62°F
17°C
68°F
20°C
75°F
24°C
80°F
27°C
84°F
29°C
84°F
29°C
82°F
28°C
80°F
27°C
77°F
25°C
69°F
21°C
64°F
18°C
Average Precipitation
1"
3cm
1"
3cm
2"
5cm
4"
10cm
7"
18cm
9"
23cm
10"
25cm
12"
30cm
10"
25cm
6"
15cm
2"
5cm
1"
3cm


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