Phong Nha weather in January (Quang Binh, Vietnam)

Curious about the January weather in Phong Nha? This guide provides all the details you need.

In Phong Nha the weather in January is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. January falls within the winter season. 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 16°C. This period usually represents the year's more moderate temperatures, but it's far from being chilly.

Phong Nha in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 93 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 3 days of rain.

The area enjoys a balanced 103 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

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

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


Phong Nha, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 16°C  
Max Temperature 22°C  
Chance of Rain 11%  
Precipitation 93 mm  
Rainy days 3 days  
Humidity 86% *  
Sunshine 103 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Đồng Hới, Vietnam (36 KM, 22 Miles).

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 Phong Nha in January?

For visitors traveling to Phong Nha, 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.

Outdoor sports

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