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Climate and weather of Vietnam



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Climate

 
Vietnam has a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures are stable throughout the year in the south (31 Ó 32░) and range between 20░ in January and 32░ in July in the north (they vary from 21 to 28░ in the mountains and on the plateaus located in the west). Rainfall reaches 1 500 to 2 000 mm per year. Humidity is always high (80 to 90%) and the sun shines between 1 500 and 2 000 hours per year. Typhoons are frequent in the north and in the center in September, October and November.

Rainy season (May to October)
Temperatures are high (32░) and rainfall is abundant (200 to 300 mm per month).

Dry season (November to April)
Temperatures range between 20 and 25░ in the north and reach 31░ in the south. Rainfall is low or nonexistent. The sun shines most of the time except in February and March in the north (the sky is cloudy and light rain falls continuously).

 When to go to Vietnam (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Vietnam is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Hanoi (Capital of Vietnam)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
19░
19░
23░
26░
31░
32░
min
15░
15░
18░
21░
24░
25░
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
32░
32░
31░
28░
24░
21░
min
26░
26░
25░
22░
19░
15░

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
20
30
50
90
180
230
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
250
300
250
150
50
10

Sa´gon

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
32░
33░
34░
34░
34░
32░
min
23░
23░
25░
27░
27░
26░
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
32░
32░
32░
31░
31░
31░
min
26░
26░
25░
25░
24░
23░

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
10
...
10
50
210
300
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
290
270
340
260
110
40

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Vietnam are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Vietnam weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
Vietnam, a country located in Southeast Asia, is bordered by the China Sea to the east, by Cambodia to the southwest, by Laos to the west and by China to the north.

Capital: Hanoi
Area: 330 000 km▓
Population: 93 000 000 inhabitants
Language: Vietnamese
Currency: Dong

Vietnam










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