Vietnam temperatures in January

Vietnam in January has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Hà Giang with 17°C (62°F) to very high temperatures in Chau Doc with 32°C (89°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 22°C (72°F) in Chau Doc and 10°C (51°F) in Hà Giang. On average, it is one of the coldest months of the year.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Vietnam in January?

Find the average daytime temperatures in January for the most popular destinations in Vietnam on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in January in Vietnam?
  • Chau Doc tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 22°C (72°F).

  • What is the coldest city in January in Vietnam?
  • The coldest city in January in Vietnam is Hà Giang when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 17°C (62°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around 10°C (51°F).

  • How much sun does Vietnam get in January?
  • January is generally a sunny month with an average of 244 hours of sunshine in Ho Chi Minh City during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in January?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 26°C (79°F) in Ho Chi Minh City this month, an ideal temperature for swimming and cooling off.

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