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CLIMATE AND AVERAGE MONTHLY WEATHER IN Sapa (Lao Cai), Vietnam

Sa Pa or Sapa has a special climate. It has all the characteristics of a tropical savannah climate. There are rainy seasons and dry periods. The temperature is very high in summer months. However, due to the altitude and the influence of the surrounding mountains, the temperature is considerably lower in winter. Average temperatures can even drop to freezing.

What is the best time of year to go to Sapa in Vietnam? Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:
  • During the month of April, May, June, July, August and September you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the month: April, May, June, July, August, September and October.
  • On average, the warmest month is July.
  • On average, the coolest month is January.
  • July is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • December is the driest month.
Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Sapa in Vietnam? Find out where to stay here.

For more information, see the weather forecast and our average climate information (by month in graphs) in a beautiful overview below.

* Data from nearest weather station: Sapa (Lao Cai), Vietnam (0.0 KM).

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit »
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Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours
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Average percent of sunshine over the year

This is the mean percent of sunhours during the day

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Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches »
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Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.
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Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity
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Weather Forecast for Sapa (Lao Cai)

Show in Fahrenheit
FRI
Light rain shower
22°C
14°C
SAT
Light rain shower
20°C
12°C
SUN
Light rain shower
21°C
14°C