Weather in March in Vietnam

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in March 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 March?

The weather in Vietnam in March ranges from tolerable to perfect depending on the destination.

March has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Sapa with 18°C (64°F) to very warm temperatures in Tây Ninh with 35°C (95°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (74°F) in Tây Ninh and 11°C (52°F) in Sapa. Temperatures can be very high, so be prepared and make sure to pack light clothes.

Precipitation ranges from low in Vung Tau with 5mm (0.2inch) rainfall to high in Sapa with 119mm (4.7inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 274 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 March

Find the average weather conditions in March 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 March for the 5 most popular destinations in Vietnam?

Average weather in Ho Chi Minh City

In March Ho Chi Minh City generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (76°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
33°C / 91°F 
22°C / 72°F 
248 hours 
6mm / 0.2inch 
1 day 
34°C / 93°F 
24°C / 76°F 
274 hours 
11mm / 0.4inch 
2 days 
April   >> April
>>  
35°C / 94°F 
26°C / 78°F 
241 hours 
49mm / 1.9inch 
5 days 
Climate in Ho Chi Minh City

Average weather in Hanoi

In March Hanoi generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
20°C / 68°F 
15°C / 59°F 
45 hours 
27mm / 1.1inch 
12 days 
23°C / 73°F 
18°C / 64°F 
47 hours 
43mm / 1.7inch 
16 days 
April   >> April
>>  
27°C / 81°F 
22°C / 72°F 
90 hours 
90mm / 3.5inch 
14 days 
Climate in Hanoi

Average weather in Da Nang

In March Da Nang generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (71°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
26°C / 79°F 
20°C / 68°F 
144 hours 
24mm / 0.9inch 
7 days 
29°C / 83°F 
22°C / 71°F 
180 hours 
22mm / 0.9inch 
4 days 
April   >> April
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 74°F 
210 hours 
38mm / 1.5inch 
6 days 
Climate in Da Nang

Average weather in Hoi An

In March Hoi An generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
26°C / 79°F 
20°C / 68°F 
145 hours 
25mm / 1inch 
6 days 
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
188 hours 
20mm / 0.8inch 
4 days 
April   >> April
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
210 hours 
35mm / 1.4inch 
5 days 
Climate in Hoi An

Average weather in Nha Trang

In March Nha Trang generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (85°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 71°F 
209 hours 
16mm / 0.6inch 
4 days 
29°C / 85°F 
23°C / 73°F 
260 hours 
30mm / 1.2inch 
3 days 
April   >> April
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
25°C / 76°F 
256 hours 
37mm / 1.5inch 
4 days 
Climate in Nha Trang

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Is March the best time to go to Vietnam?

In our opinion March is a good time to visit Vietnam with commonly pleasant weather in Ho Chi Minh City. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

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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