Average weather in August in Ho Chi Minh City (Ho Chi Minh Municipality), Vietnam

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Ho Chi Minh City in August is 24.4°C (75.92°F). August falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 271mm (10.7in). It rains on average a total of 22 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 31.2°C (88.16°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 172 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Ho Chi Minh City should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 28.0°C (82.4°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 75 °F
Max Temperature 88 °F
Water Temperature 82 °F
Chance of Rain 73%
Precipitation 11 in
Rainy Days 22
Sunshine Hours 172

Where to stay in Ho Chi Minh City

Where to go in Vietnam in August

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Ho Chi Minh City (Ho Chi Minh Municipality)

TUE Aug 16
86°F | 77°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

WED Aug 17
88°F | 76°F
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

THU Aug 18
88°F | 76°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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