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Sapa weather in August (Lao Cai, Vietnam)

How is the weather in Sapa in August? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In August, Sapa generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. August falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 29°C, while night temperatures can drop to 22°C. Remember, these are typical temperatures, and certain days could be even hotter. Ensure you wear appropriate clothing to handle the warmth.

Sapa in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 347 mm for the month. Typically around 24 days of rainfall is expected.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 119 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Sapa. November typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, June, July and August tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Sapa, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 22°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 29°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 80%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 347 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 24 days  
HumidityHumidity 89%  
SunshineSunshine 119 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 30%  

Where to go in Vietnam in August

Find out more about the weather in Vietnam and which places have the best travel 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 this month?

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.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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