Climate in Ho Chi Minh City (Ho Chi Minh Municipality), Vietnam

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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

THU   Oct 06
31°C | 24°C
ESE 12 kmph
17.3 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

FRI   Oct 07
34°C | 24°C
ESE 13 kmph
2.5 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT   Oct 08
33°C | 24°C
SSE 13 kmph
9.5 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

The best time of year to visit Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam

From May to October the wet season occurs while July to November the typhoon season can cause violent tropical storms. The rainy season though isn't entirely a bad time for visiting Ho Chi Minh City as it rains there only for an hour or two during the afternoon.

We recommend visiting Ho Chi Minh City from November until March when it's dry and the temperature and humidity are also much lower compared to the rest of the year. The city can be very busy during this period so it is recommended to book a place to stay in advance. Find a hotel and compare prices here.

Ho Chi Minh City has warm temperatures year round ranging between 30°C (87°F) and 34°C (94°F). The best time to visit is during the drier months: January, February and March.

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • When is rainy season in Ho Chi Minh City?
    The wet season / rainy season takes place in the following months: May, June, July, August, September and October. This is the time of year where the majority of Ho Chi Minh City's annual precipitation occurs.
  • Does Ho Chi Minh City have a dry season?
    Yes, the months January, February and March are very dry.
  • Which is the warmest month in Ho Chi Minh City?
    April has an average maximum temperature of 35°C (94°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Ho Chi Minh City?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 31°C (88°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Ho Chi Minh City?
    September tops the wettest month list with 325mm (12.8in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Ho Chi Minh City?
    February is the driest month with 6mm (0.2in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Ho Chi Minh City?
    March is the sunniest month with an average of 274 hours of sunshine.

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