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

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Average day and night temperature

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

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly precipitation

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

Monthly rainy days

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

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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

TUE May 11
39°C | 28°C

Patchy rain possible

WED May 12
36°C | 28°C

Moderate rain

THU May 13
35°C | 29°C

Patchy rain possible

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

Most tourists visit Ho Chi Minh City from November until March. 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. The average temperature in Ho Chi Minh tends to remain around 28 degrees Celsius (82 degrees Fahrenheit).

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • On average, the temperatures are always high.
  • A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the month of: May, June, July, August, September and October.
  • Ho Chi Minh City has dry periods in January, February and March.
  • The warmest month is April with an average maximum temperature of 35°C (95°F).
  • The coldest month is December with an average maximum temperature of 30°C (86°F).
  • September is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
  • April is the most sunny month.
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