How is the Climate in Hanoi, Vietnam ?

Here are the monthly average temperatures (Celsius degrees) and precipitations in Hanoi :

Max (C)
Min (C)
Rain (mm)
January 19 15 10
February 19 15 30
March 23 18 50
April 26 21 100
May 31 24 150
June 32 25 190
July 32 26 210
August 32 26 200
September 31 25 160
October 28 22 100
November 24 19 60
December 21 15 30

It is Hot in Hanoi but, but not as hot as the south of Vietnam. To compare, look how it is in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) :

As you can see, there may be a difference of 10 degrees Celsius during some months.
In Hanoi, you many need a sweatshirt instead of a T-Shirt, during some evenings. The coolest months are December, January and February.

As for the rain, like in all Vietnam, also in Hanoi, there is a dry season and a rainy season.
The rainy season lasts from May to October.

When is the best time to visit Hanoi ?

The temperatures are not an issue for Hanoi, the rain may be one. Usually tourists prefer when it is not raining, so it is in the months : November to early April. It is also the high season, so hotel prices are higher and less available.

Weather Forecast for Hanoi

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