Climate in Ho Chi Minh City Overview

Ho Chi Minh City is the  heart of the South Vietnam, it has a tropical climate, with an average humidity of 75%. The city’s weather is generally warm, and has a monsoon season from May to November.

A year in Ho Chi Minh City is divided into two distinct seasons: rainy and dry season. The rainy season is from May to November, with an average rainfall of 1,800 millimeters (about 150 rainy days per year). The dry season lasts from December to April. The average temperature in this season is 28 °C (82 °F), the highest temperature sometimes reaches 39 °C (102 °F) in late April, while the lowest may fall below 16 °C (61 °F) in the early mornings of late December.

Ho Chi Minh City is influenced mainly by West- Southwest monsoon and North – Northeast one.  It rarely rains for long periods even in the rainy season with most rain coming in short, and heavy bursts.

If you are going to visit Ho Chi Minh City, you should come there in dry season.

It seems is always raining, so lightweight rain gear is essential.

Travelling to Ho Chi Minh City, you should dress cool, but conservative.


For a good choice of hotels with discount prices, visit Where to stay in Ho Chi Minh for more information

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