Average Weather during 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. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 31.0°C (87.8°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. The sun will occasionally show itself with 143 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


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

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 69 °F
Max Temperature 87 °F
Water Temperature 78 °F
Chance of Rain 7%
Precipitation 0 in
Rainy Days 2
Sunshine Hours 143

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What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

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