Weather in August in Vietnam

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in August in Vietnam. Is this month a good time to go to Vietnam? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Vietnam in August?

The weather conditions in Vietnam in August range from poor to pleasant depending on the destination.

During August in Vietnam, the average temperature ranges from high in Da Lat with 23°C (73°F) to very high in Quy Nhon with 35°C (95°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 27°C (81°F) in Quy Nhon and 16°C (61°F) in Da Lat. These night and day temperatures are an average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and bring light clothes.

Precipitation in August ranges from moderate in Nha Trang with an average of 51mm (2inch) rainfall to heavy in Sapa with 480mm (19inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 172 hours of sunshine in Ho Chi Minh City during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Vietnam.

Where to go in Vietnam in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Vietnam on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in Vietnam

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Vietnam?

Average weather in Ho Chi Minh City

In August Ho Chi Minh City generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (76°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Ho Chi Minh City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 76°F 
182 hours 
290mm / 11inch 
23 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 76°F 
172 hours 
271mm / 11inch 
22 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 76°F 
163 hours 
325mm / 13inch 
23 days 
poor 
Climate in Ho Chi Minh City

Average weather in Hanoi

In August Hanoi generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C (79°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hanoi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
26°C / 79°F 
196 hours 
255mm / 10inch 
16 days 
poor 
32°C / 90°F 
26°C / 79°F 
173 hours 
277mm / 11inch 
17 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
25°C / 77°F 
162 hours 
241mm / 9.5inch 
14 days 
poor 
Climate in Hanoi

Average weather in Da Nang

In August Da Nang generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (78°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Da Nang
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
35°C / 94°F 
25°C / 78°F 
252 hours 
85mm / 3.3inch 
9 days 
34°C / 93°F 
25°C / 78°F 
217 hours 
119mm / 4.7inch 
11 days 
31°C / 89°F 
24°C / 76°F 
174 hours 
215mm / 8.5inch 
14 days 
poor 
Climate in Da Nang

Average weather in Hoi An

In August Hoi An generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C (78°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Hoi An
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
35°C / 94°F 
26°C / 78°F 
255 hours 
87mm / 3.4inch 
9 days 
34°C / 93°F 
26°C / 78°F 
220 hours 
120mm / 4.7inch 
11 days 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
180 hours 
315mm / 12inch 
15 days 
poor 
Climate in Hoi An

Average weather in Nha Trang

In August Nha Trang generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (78°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Nha Trang
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
32°C / 90°F 
25°C / 78°F 
243 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
8 days 
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 78°F 
235 hours 
51mm / 2inch 
10 days 
32°C / 89°F 
25°C / 77°F 
203 hours 
158mm / 6.2inch 
15 days 
Climate in Nha Trang

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Is August the best time to go to Vietnam?

In our opinion August is not the best time to visit Vietnam with commonly poor weather in Ho Chi Minh City.

On average the best time to visit Vietnam is in January and February with generally perfect weather in Ho Chi Minh City. The worst months are May, June, July, August, September and October that can have poor weather conditions.

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