Average weather in January 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 January is 21.0°C (69.8°F). January is a dry month with an average of 10mm (0.4in) rain. It rains on average a total of 2 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 31.5°C (88.7°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Ho Chi Minh City with 244 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Ho Chi Minh City might want to wear dresses, tops, T-shirts and skirts made of cotton or linen. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day. With a water temperature of around 26.0°C (78.8°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 January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 21 °C
Max Temperature 31 °C
Water Temperature 26 °C
Chance of Rain 7%
Precipitation 10mm
Rainy Days 2
Sunshine Hours 244

 

Where to stay in Ho Chi Minh City

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.

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 January.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

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

MON   Nov 28
32°C | 24°C
SE 13 kmph
4.6 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

TUE   Nov 29
33°C | 24°C
E 11 kmph
0.5 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

WED   Nov 30
33°C | 24°C
E 9 kmph
0.8 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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