Vietnam weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Vietnam

The best time to visit in Vietnam is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Vietnam is 35°C in June and the lowest is 20°C in January.

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

Average weather Vietnam by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 20 24 27 31 34 35 34 33 32 30 27 22
Precipitation (mm) 16 6 15 20 57 60 84 80 61 35 18 15
Climate data from city: Hanoi

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14 day weather forecast Vietnam

The weather for in Vietnam will be 27° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Vietnam is based on the weather conditions in the city of Hanoi.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
18°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Monday 29 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 30 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
19°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 1 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
16°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Thursday 2 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
15°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
16°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
15°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
16°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
18°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
19°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
19°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
18°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
17°
0.3 mm 25% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
16°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2

Climate Vietnam

Vietnam has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Vietnam 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 table of Vietnam

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 20 24 27 31 34 35 34 33 32 30 27 22
Night temp. (°C) 14 17 19 22 24 26 26 25 24 22 19 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 16 6 15 20 57 60 84 80 61 35 18 15
Days with rain 9 7 12 13 17 19 23 20 19 13 10 8
Dry days 22 21 19 17 14 11 8 11 11 18 20 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 6 8 10 10 10 10 9 7 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 5 4
Climate data from city: Hanoi

Vietnam weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Vietnam? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Vietnam?

Vietnam lies in a straight line about 10,860 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Hanoi).

How long is the flight to Vietnam?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Vietnam is approximately 13 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Vietnam?

These are the largest airports in Vietnam:

How many inhabitants are there in Vietnam?

Vietnam has approximately 94,660,000 inhabitants.

How big is Vietnam?

The area of Vietnam is around 329,560 km². It is 4x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Vietnam?

The capital of Vietnam is Hanoi.

What is the currency of Vietnam?

In Vietnam the Vietnamese đồng (VND) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Vietnamese đồng = 1,497.86 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.001 Vietnamese đồng
  • 10 Vietnamese đồng = 14,978.55 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 0.007 Vietnamese đồng
  • 100 Vietnamese đồng = 149,785.53 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 0.067 Vietnamese đồng

What is the area code of Vietnam?

The area code to call Vietnam is +84.