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Ha long Bay weather in May (An Giang, Vietnam)

Planning a trip to Ha long Bay in May? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In May, Ha long Bay generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 29°C, while night temperatures can drop to 25°C.

Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.

Ha long Bay in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 202 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 14 days.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 190 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June, July, August and September tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Ha long Bay climate page with graphs.

 

Ha long Bay, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 25°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 29°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 45%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 202 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
HumidityHumidity 84% *  
SunshineSunshine 190 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Ha Long, Vietnam (13 KM, 8 Miles).

Where to go in Vietnam in May

Find out more about the weather in Vietnam in May 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 Ha long Bay in May?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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