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 26° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days 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 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
17°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 6
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 7
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 7
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
21°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
19°
2.6 mm 45% 3 m/s 2
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
19°
0.2 mm 15% 2 m/s 2
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
19°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
19°
1.6 mm 35% 1 m/s 2
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
20°
0.2 mm 20% 2 m/s 3

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 9,175 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Hanoi).

How long is the flight to Vietnam?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Vietnam is approximately 12 h. 30 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 1,5x bigger 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 24 October 2021

  • 1 Vietnamese đồng = 15,975.02 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.000 Vietnamese đồng
  • 10 Vietnamese đồng = 159,750.19 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 0.001 Vietnamese đồng
  • 100 Vietnamese đồng = 1,597,501.89 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 0.006 Vietnamese đồng

What is the area code of Vietnam?

The area code to call Vietnam is +84.