When is the best time to go to Sapa (North Vietnam)?

When is the best time to go to Sapa (North Vietnam)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Sapa (North Vietnam) are January, February, March, April, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are March, April, May, June, July, August and September
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are June, July and August

For full information about the climate and weather in Sapa (North Vietnam) a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 52°F/67°F
February 56°F/76°F
March 65°F/81°F
April 70°F/85°F
May 74°F/86°F
June 76°F/85°F
July 74°F/83°F
August 74°F/85°F
September 72°F/83°F
October 68°F/79°F
November 61°F/76°F
December 54°F/70°F

Weather and climate in Sapa (North Vietnam)

  • Between january and march the climate is favorable. The temperature rises to 81°F and it rains in march about 1.5in.
  • Between the months of april and september the climate is very unfavorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 68°F and it rains about 77% of the time in september.
  • In the month of october the climate is not good, but still OK. The temperature rises to 79°F and it rains about 3.1in each month.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 68°F in average and, in december, 5 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Sapa (North Vietnam)

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

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