Vietnam is located in both a
tropical and a temperate zone. It is characterized by
strong monsoon influences, but has a considerable amount
of sun, a high rate of rainfall, and high humidity.
Regions located near the tropics and in the mountainous
regions are endowed with a temperate Climate in Vietnam.
The monsoon Climate in Vietnam also influences to the changes of
the tropical humidity. In general, in Vietnam there are
two seasons, the cold season occurs from November to
April and the hot season from May to October. The
difference in temperature between the two seasons in
southern is almost unnoticeable, averaging 3ºC. The most
noticeable variations are found in the northern where
differences of 12ºC have been observed. There are
essentially four distinct seasons, which are most
evident in the northern provinces (from Hai Van Pass
toward to the north): Spring, Summer, Autumn, and
Every year there are 100 rainy days and the average
rainfall is 1,500 to 2,000mm. The humidity ranges around
80%. The sunny hours are 1,500 to 2,000 and the average
solar radiation of 100kcal/cm2 in a year.
Because Vietnam is affected by the monsoon, that why the
average temperature is lower than the other countries
which are located in the same longitude in Asia. The
annual average temperatures range from 22oC to 27oC. In
comparing with these countries, the temperature in
winter is colder and in summer is less hotter in
Under influence of monsoon, and further because of the
complicated topography, the Climate in Vietnam always
changes in one year, between the years, or between the
areas (from North to South and from low to high). The
Climate in Vietnam is also under disadvantage of
weather, such as typhoons (advantage there are 6-10
storms and tropical low atmosphere in year, floods and
droughts are threaten the life and the agriculture of
In Hanoi there are four distinct seasons: Spring,
Summer, Autumn, and Winter. But it is able to be divided
into two main seasons: the rainy season from May to
September (it’s hot, heavy rain), and the dry season
from October to April (it’s cold, little rainfall). The
annual average temperature is 23.2oC, but in winter the
average temperature is 17.2oC. The lowest temperature
ever recorded was 2.7oC in 1955. The average summer
temperature is 29.2oC, with the highest ever recorded
being 42.8oC in 1926. On average, there are 114 rainy
days a year with around 1,800mm of rainfall.
It's one province in the North then Hai Phong is
influenced by a tropical monsoon Climate too. There are
4 seasons and the annual average temperature is between
23oC and 24oC. Rainfall total is between 1,600 and
1,800mm. The weather is warm throughout the year.
The Climate is symbolic of the Climate of North Vietnam;
featuring all four seasons. In summer (from May to
September), it's hot, humid and rainy, while monsoons
flourish. In winter (from October to April), it's cold,
dry, and sees little rainfall. The average temperature is
over 25oC. Annual rainfall totals between 1,700 and
Thua Thien Hue
It features a tropical monsoon Climate, featuring all
four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn and
winter. The spring is cool and warm, the summer is hot,
the autumn is cool and the winter is cold. Average
temperature is 25oC. The best time for tourists is from
November to April next year.
Its Climate is tropical, with two distinct rainy and dry
seasons. The average annual temperature is between 28oC
and 29oC, and storms hit the area every year in
September and October.
The Climate here is oceanic tropical monsoon, but is
quite mild. The average annual temperature is 26.5oC.
Annual rainfall totals over 1,200mm.
The Climate here is cold, with an average annual
temperature of 18oC. Da Lat is a city town, the Climate
is temperature and there are the beautiful natural
landscapes with the waterfalls, lakes and pine groves,
and is well known as Vietnam’s flower city.
Ho Chi Minh City
The Climate is divided into two seasons, with the rainy
season lasting from May to November. The average annual
temperature is 27.5oC without winter, and yearly
rainfall totals 1,979mm. Tourism is convenient for all
12 months of the year.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau
The Climate here is tropical monsoon. The average annual
temperature is 27oC, rarely stormy, rich in sunshine. Vung Tau is without winter so resorts can active
throughout the year.
Source: Vietnam Nation Administration of Tourism