Average weather in 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 25.3°C (77.54°F). May falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 215mm (8.5in). It rains on average a total of 18 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 34.0°C (93.2°F). This makes May the hottest 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 197 hours of sun.


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 in May

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 77 °F
Max Temperature 93 °F
Water Temperature 86 °F
Chance of Rain 60%
Precipitation 8 in
Rainy Days 18
Sunshine Hours 197

 

Where to stay in Ho Chi Minh City

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.

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 May.

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

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

MON   Sep 26
82°F | 74°F
SSW 6 mph
2.65 in
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

TUE   Sep 27
86°F | 75°F
W 12 mph
1.06 in
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

WED   Sep 28
85°F | 75°F
WSW 13 mph
0.34 in
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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