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The climate in Vietnam during your voyage Vietnam
The climate in Vietnam
Located in the monsoon zone, Vietnam has a warm and humid climate from north to south.A "border" climate however seems to be in the vicinity of Da Nang. And "winter" only exists in the north, beyond the famous pass of Cloud, while in the south it is almost always hot ..
Best time: November to late April or early May, that is to say, during the Vietnamese winter. It is never hot, it can even make a little cool. The weather is often gray and misty, with occasional rain. You'll sometimes a kind of drizzle that may fall for several days, making such Halong Bay or that of Hoa Lu quite gloomy. The temperature can reach 15-20 ° C during the day and drop below 10 ° C overnight.
Photographers should not then expect to find the light and the azure blue of the agency or movies brochures. From February to March, late evening, one can however hear cloudy. A sort of spring sets from mid-March to early May. Then it's summer.
From May to October, "the summer." Although it rains, this period is still the driest of the year and that the highest temperatures. On average, it is 30 to 40 oC. Late in the season, from September to November, the North can find some pretty powerful typhoon came from the South China Sea.
Worst time: the months of July and August. Heavy rains, sometimes very violent , so consider well your departure time for your vietnam travel to take full advantage of your holiday
in the center of Vietnam
Best time: February to May Avoid period between November and late January: it rains a lot. Curiously, every year, in the center, wet weather in January is improving as the Tet holiday approaches (changing moon). The summer monsoon runs from May to November. From May to August, it is the warmest month (hot) of the year. In Da Nang, while the average maximum temperature ranges between 33 and 34 ° C.
In the highlands: Dalat, Ban Me Thuot, Pleiku, the temperature is much cooler than on the coast.
The microclimate of Nha Trang: this town is said to be the most pleasant city of Vietnam Climate Plan.
Worse period: September and October. Time changes in monsoon; typhoons can form and fall on the coast. After the rains in November, some regions are partially flooded as described here.
Best time: December to April is the dry, sunny period. February is the month when it rains less in the year. March and April are the hottest months, with an average of 34 to 35 ° C.
Worst time: July-September, the wettest period. Fortunately, it does not rain all day. Beware of flood that can occur suddenly in the Mekong Delta between mid-August and mid-September.
To the north in winter, bring warm and waterproof clothing (sweater or fleece kind) because it can be cold (drizzle + wind). If, during the same trip, we go to the south, also take light clothing: T-shirts, shirts, slacks