When to go to Vietnam?

When to go to Vietnam? Best time to go where you want to go? There are no good or bad seasons for visiting Vietnam. Vietnam has remarkably diverse climate. Vietnam stretches over 3260 km from north to south, with an area of 332,000 square km, Vietnam’s topography varies from coastal plains to mountain ranges, therefore weather patterns in the principle cities are very different.

  • North:

– Tropical Winter lasts from November to March, with temperatures averaging 10 – 26C, the weather is quite good but fog and drizzle is often in January – February.

– Summer begins in May and lasts until September, the hottest time from May to July temperature is around 28-36 C, the short spring about 1 month on April

– Fall in October, with an average temperature of 30C, heavy rainfall and the occasional violent typhoon.

  • Center:

– Central Vietnam experiences a transitional climate, with heavy rainfalls between November and December and dry, hot summer months sometimes it is over 40C. Typhoons are quite common in coastal areas between July and November.

  • South:

– Temperatures are fairly constant through the year; 25C – 30C. Seasons are determined by the rains – the dry season runs from November to April and the wet season from May to October. The hottest period is March and April around 30-38 C.

  • Highland areas:

– In the hill resorts of Dalat (1,500 m), Buon Me Thuot and Sapa, nights are cool throughout the year, and in the winter months, October to March, it can be distinctly chilly with temperatures falling to 0C in the North. Even in the hottest months of March and April the temperature rarely exceeds 26C, except the south highland in dry season the temperature gets 36 C.