The Travel Guide to Vietnam Weather Seasons

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Vietnam is one of the most enticing countries on earth. From lush jungle to delectable delicacies, your stay is sure to be memorable and fun. Once you have your Vietnam travel visa secured, it’s time to start brushing up on your Vietnam travel tips and tricks and begin planning your itinerary. What you pack and the activities you participate in while in visiting will depend largely on the weather—so be prepared. What is the weather in Vietnam like? Like most places, the weather varies from location to location, even within the season. Make sure to double check the weather in regions you will be visiting before you pack your carry on and head out.

Vietnam is home to a rainy season (May-October) and a dry season (November-April). When making your travel plans, you can use this seasonal division as an easy way to tell which seasons are the best fit for the things you want to do.

Winter

Winter in Vietnam is comprised of December, January, and February. Winter months bring beautiful weather with mild to warm temperatures and little rain. If you’ve been wanting a vacation on a world famous beach, winter is the best of the weather seasons to take that trip. In southern Vietnam, winter weather means temperatures in the 70- to 80-degree F range.

In northern Vietnam, the weather is much different. Though drier than normal, the winter months still host a drizzle for much of the season. Temperatures are in the 50- to 60-degree F range as opposed to the south where things remain warmer. The sea can get a little bit choppy during the winter months, but with an experienced guide, you should have no problem exploring the way you want to. Central Vietnam is similar to northern Vietnam, though the central regions have a more mild version of the weather experienced to the north.

Spring

Spring in Vietnam is beautiful and can be quite hot and consists of the mo