When is the best time to go to Hanoi

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Hanoi, Vietnam. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Hanoi weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Hanoi are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Hanoi January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 22mm 2.7hrs 11.8hrs

Mild and dry weather often prevails in Hanoi during the month of January

It is perhaps a good month to visit Hanoi, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Hanoi and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (67°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Hanoi with around 22mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in January »

February

Hanoi February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 28mm 2hrs 12.2hrs

February in Hanoi is generally dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Hanoi, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Hanoi and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Hanoi with around 28mm 1.1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in February »

March

Hanoi March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 42mm 2.2hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in March in Hanoi is characteristically warm, humid and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Hanoi, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Hanoi and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Hanoi with around 42mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in March »

April

Hanoi April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 97mm 4hrs 13.4hrs

Hanoi's weather in April is typically hot, humid and a little damp in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hanoi.

April is in the spring in Hanoi and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Hanoi with around 97mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in April »

May

Hanoi May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 181mm 6.5hrs 13.9hrs

May is a wet, humid month in Hanoi and the temperature is generally very hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hanoi for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the spring in Hanoi and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Hanoi with around 181mm 7.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in May »

June

Hanoi June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 242mm 6hrs 11.8hrs

Hanoi's weather in June is typically very hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hanoi for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in Hanoi and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 26°C (79°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Hanoi with around 242mm 9.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in June »

July

Hanoi July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 258mm 6.8hrs 12.2hrs

July in Hanoi is generally very wet with the temperature being very hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hanoi for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Hanoi and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (92°F), whilst at night 26°C (79°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Hanoi with around 258mm 10.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in July »

August

Hanoi August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 297mm 6hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in August in Hanoi is characteristically very hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hanoi for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Hanoi and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 26°C (78°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Hanoi with around 297mm 11.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in August »

September

Hanoi September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 225mm 6.3hrs 13.4hrs

Hanoi's weather in September is typically very hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hanoi for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Hanoi and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 25°C (77°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Hanoi with around 225mm 8.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in September »

October

Hanoi October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 125mm 5.8hrs 13.9hrs

October is a wet, humid month in Hanoi and the temperature is generally hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hanoi.

October is in the fall / autumn in Hanoi and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Hanoi with around 125mm 4.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in October »

November

Hanoi November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 57mm 5.1hrs 11.8hrs

Warm, humid and reasonably dry weather often prevails in Hanoi during the month of November

It is perhaps a good month to visit Hanoi, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Hanoi and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Hanoi with around 57mm 2.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in November »

December

Hanoi December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 19mm 4.5hrs 12.2hrs

December in Hanoi is generally dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Hanoi, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Hanoi and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 15°C (60°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Hanoi with around 19mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Hanoi weather in December »

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Hanoi weather statistics
Hottest month: July 33°C 91.4°F
Driest month: December 19mm 0.7ins
Sunniest month: September 6.3hrs
Coldest month: January 19.3°C 66.7°F
Wettest month: August 297mm 11.7ins
Warmest sea: August 29.7°C 85.5°F
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