Average Weather during May 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 May is 24.0°C (75.2°F). May falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 215mm (8.5in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 33.0°C (91.4°F). This makes May the hottest month of the year. The sun will occasionally show itself with 124 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in May? 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 30.0°C (86°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 May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 24 °C
Max Temperature 33 °C
Water Temperature 30 °C
Chance of Rain 60%
Precipitation 215mm
Rainy Days 18
Sunshine Hours 124

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

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