When is the best time to go to Hanoi?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Hanoi are April, September, 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

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

January 59°F/72°F
February 65°F/77°F
March 70°F/83°F
April 76°F/90°F
May 83°F/95°F
June 85°F/97°F
July 85°F/95°F
August 83°F/94°F
September 79°F/92°F
October 76°F/88°F
November 70°F/83°F
December 61°F/74°F

Weather and climate in Hanoi

  • From january to march the climate is not good, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 113°F and it rains in march about 1.9in.
  • In the month of april the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 76°F and you can expect to have 2.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of may the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 95°F in average and it rains about 56% of the time in may.
  • In the month of june the climate is bad. The record temperature this month is 110°F.
  • In the month of july the climate is the worst possible. It is for example 95°F as maximum temperature in july and it rains about 10in each month.
  • In august the climate is unfavorable. It is for example 94°F as maximum temperature in august and it rains about 67% of the time in august.
  • In the month of september the climate is okay. The record temperature this month is 101°F and it rains about 62% of the time in september.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 74°F°C and, in december, 6 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Hanoi

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Hanoi: 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.

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Sea temperature


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