When is the best time to go to Halong Bay?

When is the best time to go to Halong Bay? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Halong Bay are October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are May, June, July, August and September
  • The rainiest months are June, July and August
  • The best months for swimming are May, June, July, August, September and October


Annual weather in Halong Bay

For full information about the climate and weather in Halong Bay a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 59°F/68°F
2.6in
February 63°F/72°F
1.5in
March 68°F/76°F
3in
April 74°F/81°F
4.4in
May 81°F/86°F
12.2in
June 83°F/90°F
17.9in
July 83°F/90°F
19.4in
August 83°F/90°F
21.8in
September 79°F/88°F
11.7in
October 74°F/83°F
5.9in
November 68°F/77°F
2.3in
December 61°F/70°F
1.8in


Weather and climate in Halong Bay

Halong Bay enjoys a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Halong Bay is 81°F (ranging from 68°F in january to 90°F in june). Annual rainfall is 104.6in, with a minimum of 1.5in in february and a maximum of 21.8in in august.
  • Between january and march the climate is okay. The record temperature this month is 94°F and it rains about 11% of the time in march.
  • In april the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 74°F and it rains in april about 4.4in.
  • In the month of may the climate is just OK. the thermometer goes up to 86°F°C and it rains in may about 12.2in.
  • In the month of june the climate is not good. The record temperature this month is 99°F and it rains about 17.9in each month.
  • In the month of july the climate is very bad. the thermometer goes up to 90°F°C.
  • In the month of august the climate is not good. At lunchtime, it's 88°F in average and you can expect to have 21.8in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of september the climate is just OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 81°F and it rains in september about 11.7in.
  • From october to december the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 70°F°C and it rains in december about 1.8in.

Halong Bay : La baie d’Halong



Charts: temperature and rainfall in Halong Bay

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Halong Bay: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature

Humidity


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Halong Bay

Find out when Halong Bay has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Halong Bay

  • Very low season in Halong Bay
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: March and June.
  • Low season in Halong Bay
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, May, July, August and September.
  • High season in Halong Bay
    The number of visitors to Halong Bay is high in: April.
  • Peek season in Halong Bay
    The largest number of tourists visiting Halong Bay is during: October, November and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Halong Bay month by month


Best time for low prices in Halong Bay

Average prices of hotels in Halong Bay month by month

Generally, June is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Halong Bay. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room



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