Cat Ba weather in May (Hai Phong Municipality, Vietnam)

What can you expect from the weather in Cat Ba during May? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In May, Cat Ba generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 29°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 26°C. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.

Cat Ba in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 190 mm for the month. Typically around 14 days of rainfall is expected.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 190 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, June, July, August and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Cat Ba climate page with graphs.

 

Cat Ba, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 26°C  
Max Temperature 29°C  
Chance of Rain 45%  
Precipitation 190 mm  
Rainy days 14 days  
Humidity 84% *  
Sunshine 190 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Ha Long, Vietnam (24 KM, 15 Miles).

Where to go in Vietnam in May

Find out more about the weather in Vietnam in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Cat Ba in May?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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