Weather in October in Vietnam

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

The weather in Vietnam in October ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

October has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Sapa with 19°C (66°F) to very warm temperatures in Tây Ninh with 31°C (88°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (75°F) in Tây Ninh and 13°C (55°F) in Sapa. Temperatures can be very high, so be prepared and make sure to pack light clothes.

Precipitation ranges from moderate in Điện Biên Phủ with 67mm (2.6inch) rainfall to heavy in Hà Tĩnh with 766mm (30inch) rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 183 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 October

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

Average weather in Ho Chi Minh City

In October Ho Chi Minh City generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°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
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 76°F 
163 hours 
325mm / 13inch 
23 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
183 hours 
265mm / 10inch 
21 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
202 hours 
115mm / 4.5inch 
12 days 
Climate in Ho Chi Minh City

Average weather in Hanoi

In October Hanoi generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
31°C / 88°F 
25°C / 77°F 
162 hours 
241mm / 9.5inch 
14 days 
poor 
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
164 hours 
152mm / 6inch 
11 days 
25°C / 77°F 
19°C / 66°F 
135 hours 
59mm / 2.3inch 
8 days 
Climate in Hanoi

Average weather in Da Nang

In October Da Nang generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (85°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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
31°C / 89°F 
24°C / 76°F 
174 hours 
215mm / 8.5inch 
14 days 
poor 
30°C / 85°F 
23°C / 73°F 
150 hours 
656mm / 26inch 
20 days 
poor 
27°C / 81°F 
22°C / 72°F 
120 hours 
435mm / 17inch 
20 days 
poor 
Climate in Da Nang

Average weather in Hoi An

In October Hoi An generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
180 hours 
315mm / 12inch 
15 days 
poor 
29°C / 84°F 
23°C / 73°F 
150 hours 
666mm / 26inch 
20 days 
poor 
27°C / 81°F 
22°C / 72°F 
120 hours 
433mm / 17inch 
21 days 
poor 
Climate in Hoi An

Average weather in Nha Trang

In October Nha Trang generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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
32°C / 89°F 
25°C / 77°F 
203 hours 
158mm / 6.2inch 
15 days 
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 75°F 
185 hours 
303mm / 12inch 
17 days 
poor 
28°C / 83°F 
23°C / 74°F 
144 hours 
335mm / 13inch 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Nha Trang

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Vietnam.

Is October the best time to go to Vietnam?

In our opinion October 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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