Lai Châu weather in January ( Lai Châu Province, Vietnam)

What can you expect from the weather in Lai Châu during January? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In Lai Châu the weather in January is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 22°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 12°C. This period usually represents the year's more moderate temperatures, but it's far from being chilly.

Lai Châu in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 69 mm for the month. Typically around 6 days of rainfall is expected.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 132 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, January is one of the better months to visit Lai Châu. January, February, October, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, May, June, July, August and September tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Lai Châu, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 12°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 22°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 21%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 69 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 6 days  
HumidityHumidity 81%  
SunshineSunshine 132 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Vietnam in January

Find out more about the weather in Vietnam in January 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 Lai Châu in January?

For visitors traveling to Lai Châu, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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