The climate in Ho Chi Minh City during January can be summarized as hot and dry.
January is in the winter in Ho Chi Minh City and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||30.6°C 87.1°F|
|Nightly temperature||20.8°C 69.4°F|
|Average temperature||25.7°C 78.3°F|
|Daily sunshine||5 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||16 mm 0.6 ins|
|Rainy days||6 days|
|Sea temperature||25°C 77°F|
|Windspeed||8.6kph 5 mph|
On average January is the 2nd driest month of the year in Ho Chi Minh City with around 16mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Ho Chi Minh City in January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|Hottest month:||April||33.9°C 93°F|
|Driest month:||February||8mm 0.3ins|
|Coldest month:||January||30.4°C 86.7°F|
|Wettest month:||September||272mm 10.7ins|