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.

Average monthly minimum and maximum temperature in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average monthly hours of sunshine in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year.

Average monthly water temperature in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Monthly precipitation

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

Average monthly rainfall, snow, precipitation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Monthly rainy days

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

Average monthly rainy days in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average monthly relative humidity in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Weather Forecasts for Ho Chi Minh City

Mon   Feb 26
36°C | 24°C
SE 22 km/h
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Tue   Feb 27
36°C | 25°C
E 18 km/h
2 mm
broken clouds and rain

broken clouds and rain

Wed   Feb 28
35°C | 24°C
SE 18 km/h
partly cloudy and no rain

partly cloudy and no 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.

Ho Chi Minh City has high temperatures year round ranging between 32°C and 35°C.
The best time to visit is during the drier months: January, February and March.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • When is the rainy season in Ho Chi Minh City?
    Rainy season in Ho Chi Minh City occurs in the months of May, June, July, August, September and October.
  • Which is the hottest month in Ho Chi Minh City?
    April has an average maximum temperature of 36°C and is the hottest month of the year.
  • Which is the coolest month in Ho Chi Minh City?
    The coolest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 32°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Ho Chi Minh City?
    September tops the wettest month list with 321 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Ho Chi Minh City?
    February is the driest month with 12 mm 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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