Điện Biên Phủ weather in January (Điện Biên Province, Vietnam)

How is the weather in Điện Biên Phủ in January? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Điện Biên Phủ the weather in January is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 23°C. But by evening, they drop to around 11°C.

Điện Biên Phủ in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 37 mm for the month. Typically around 6 days of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 165 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. January, February, March, October, November and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, May, June, July and August tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Điện Biên Phủ climate page with graphs.


Điện Biên Phủ, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 11°C  
Max Temperature 23°C  
Chance of Rain 21%  
Precipitation 37 mm  
Rainy days 6 days  
Humidity 82%  
Sunshine 165 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Vietnam in January

Find out more about the weather in Vietnam in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Điện Biên Phủ in January?

For visitors traveling to Điện Biên Phủ, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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